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  1. Tamas

    Whieldon Glaze

    Thank you very much for the explanation - it's a fascinating effect. Yes, I know lead is a contentious topic, although as far as I am aware the acceptable limits are higher here in the UK and several distinguished slipware potters still use lead based frits on their ware.
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    Whieldon Glaze

    Hi Everyone, how are modern Whieldon glazes made/achieved? Here's an example: Sean Gordon teapot. Is this a specific type of recipe, or a layering technique? Thanks in advance!
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    cone 6 red glazes

    Thank you, yes, the next step is indeed to try it on different bodies, and on actual pots.
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    cone 6 red glazes

    Hi why-not, thanks for sharing this - your post has inspired me to try the same in my electric kiln - and to my amazement it worked :) I must have put in a bit too much charcoal as I had know idea about the amount required. But the results are promising, here's a dark celadon and a copper red tile.
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    how to make underglaze bleed & run

    In my (limited) experience natural oxides like cobalt or copper tend to bleed more than commercial underglazes, also if the clear glaze has a tendency to move in firing that will blur the underglaze - for example this glaze here: Soft Clear
  6. I have realized I never reported back. The solution you proposed has worked - heating the glaze has indeed dissolved the crystals and it became usable again. Thanks!
  7. I don't know about the Netherlands, but the most common Ferro frits are available here in the UK.
  8. Tamas

    Cream Glaze Recipe

    I am rather fond of cone 6 recipe Mary's Error (Link to recipe on Glazy); it is the liner glaze on the bowls in the attached pictures.
  9. Neil, that is interesting. I will look for and try out some clays to see if I can get close.
  10. That makes sense, thank you, Marcia. I fire electric, so this particular solution is not an option for me then.
  11. Thank you, guys - indeed that was the glaze I was referring to. Yes, I know I can get a speckled look in various ways, I was just curious what wizardry they used to achieve it in the glaze. Here's what Scarva says about the glaze:
  12. That is strange, when I click on it it takes me straight to the specific page. Apologies. Anyway, the glaze is the Scarva GZ2214 Iron Reactive stoneware glaze.
  13. Hello Everyone, I was looking at this commercial glaze: https://www.scarva.com/en/Scarva-GZ2214-Iron-Reactive-Glaze/m-5060.aspx and was wondering if you could tell me which component/property of this glaze made it 'iron reactive'? I would love to locate a glaze recipe with the same effect that I could try, or develop a glaze on my own. Thanks!
  14. Tamas

    Why Calcine China Clay?

    There are ~90 recipes using calcined kaolin over on Glazy, glazes and slips alike: https://glazy.org/materials/94
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