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This is my first post to the forum. I am a ceramic sculpture working with exotic and sometimes controversial metals. I am also an experienced chemistry teacher with a BS in chemistry. I am well aware of the health concerns related to using lead as a glaze ingredient. I take the appropriate precautions so please save your time if you are going to lecture me about safety or try to convince me I shouldn't use the material. My work is strictly sculptural (display wall pieces) and I make the presence of toxic chemicals in my surfaces very clear to potential buyers. I am not interested i
Hello everyone! I'm new here, and I've been reading some threads. I was wondering if anyone might know of anyone or might have stashed somewhere, the Blue Marble glaze from Mayco Jungle Gems. This glaze was discontinued in the early 2000s because of its lead content. I just recently discovered it when someone had a tiny amount for me to glaze a pinch pot. I glazed it at cone 6 instead of 06 (oops) but it came out AMAZING! (Turns out Jungle Gems CAN be fired at cone 6!). The Mayco rep contacted me about my inquiry and is sending me a package of glazes to play around with to see if I can recreat