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Hi all, Happy New Year to everyone! I'm interested in firing stoneware dishes without using a glaze. I only want to use coloured slips. Would this still be food safe? I spoke to a potter at a rather prestigious ceramics event in London and she didn't use any glazes. I asked her if her ware was foodsafe and she told me, yes. I'm guessing that the high-fire temperatures will vitrify the clay sufficiently to make it washable/hygienic/easy-to-clean? One of the reasons I want to do this is so I can stack the shallow dishes on top of each other during the firing - but I also like matt fin
I've read as many posts as I can find about making fermentation crocks and lids. One person said they use stoneware. A post by Min said they used porcelain. I would like the clay to be free of impurities and not porous. What type of clay should I use? And do I have to glaze the inside? If so, can you recommend a foodsafe glaze that will stand up to fermentations? Thank you.