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Robin's Egg Blue

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Looking for a good Robin's egg blue glaze - cone 6 oxidation.

I've thought about taking an existing commercial glaze - Mid South Turquoise and perhaps adding a little copper carbonate and/or cobalt carbonate.

I know it would be an experiment but it's not quite turquoise enough for me.

Any thoughts?

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Another way is to add Mason stain to a good ^6 clear . . .

 

So Clear ^6

Frit 3124 32.2%

Soda Feldspar -- Kona F4 (Minspar) 25.8%

Silica 19.4%

Whiting 12.9%

Kaolin -- EPK 9.6%

 

Add 5% Mason Stain #6464 for Robin's Eggshell Blue

 

(recipe from Michael Sherrill workshop)

 

 

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I love this robin's egg blue! It is buttery matte/satin and opaque.

 

Nepheline Syenite 60

ball clay OM4 8

lithium carb 1

strontium carb 22

flint 9

 

add

copper carb 1.5

titanium dioxide 3

 

 

Thanks! This sounds wonderful...I'm always looking for different blues....

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