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Comment by Mary Jane on April 14, 2011 at 10:16pm
Hi Patricia - Thanks so much for posting the recipe.  The red iron oxide that I have been using is the spanish red iron oxide from US Pigment.  Can i ask if this is the same RIO that you are using?  If not, which one are you using?  Thanks again.  MJ
Comment by Patricia Bridges on April 14, 2011 at 10:02pm

Thanks - Love this one too.......The recipe is a classic red-brown. There are loads of them - It comes out redder batch to batch. Needs to be just the right consistency.  Sometimes chemicals sourced from a particular place seem to change this recipe a lot. No special program - Medium speed glaze on a select fire controller......

Depends on the clay body as well....

Flint 29.7
Kaolin EPK 4.95
F-4 Feldspar 19.8
Talc 13.86
Gertley Borate 31.86
RI Oxide 16%
Bentonite 170
Comment by Mary Jane on April 11, 2011 at 11:14am

Hello - the red looks wonderful.  Looks like an iron red.  Is this your recipe or is it a public recipe?  Are you using a particular firing schedule to bring out the red?  If it is an iron red, which red iron oxide are you using.  Yours is coming out a lot redder than my iron reds.  Thanks, MJ


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