I use a translucent porcelain clay body (Frost and Icelia). That bowl was glazed with SCM and Weathered Bronze. SCM from edge to about little more than halfway to center and Weathered Bronze in the overlapping to the center. I used the Weathered Bronze on the other side. Two Strontium glazes together makes for a very crystalline surface. It should be sanded.
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If you just want to spout off, it is best accomplished as a blog posting. If you want to get more guidance and ideas from other members, ask a question as a new discussion topic. In the upper right corner of the lists for both types of posting, you will find an "+Add " button. Clicking it will open an editor where you create your posting. 4/16/2014