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emerald green stain or underglaze?

updated thu 1 jun 06


Ama Menec on wed 31 may 06

Hi Clayarters,

I'm hoping someone can suggests ways to make, or buy, a good emerald green
stain or underglaze. The colour I'm after is the colour of copper carbonate
BEFORE it's fired......I know this is a tall order! The nearest I've gotten
has been using a combination of some acid green and acid yellow contem
underglazes, (now discontinued), and even these don't quite give that mouth
watering emerald green I so love. Any suggestions, or is this an impossible
dream? Many thanks,

Ama Menec, Totnes, Devon, UK.