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Started this discussion. Last reply by Norm Stuart Apr 17, 2013. 5 Replies

hello all,I have been asked to get information on a "healthy debate" going on at ourlocal community potter studio(approx 22 members some more involved then others)Since I know there is a wealth of…Continue


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At 11:43am on March 27, 2012, George Lewter said…

Recipe Report

Aventurine Teadust

Code Number

Auto-assign C6G C6S

Batch Number


feldspar,potash 50.00 58.82%
kaolin 15.00 17.65%
calcium carbonate 15.00 17.65%
silica 5.00 5.88%
iron oxide,red 5.00 5.88%
manganese dioxide 5.00 5.88%
cobalt oxide 5.00 5.88%



CN6-Cone 6 glaze



Cone: 6
Surface: matte
Alisa Clausen: tested over a matt base. Fairly stable coffee brown to black, fairly matt and smooth in texture, with a lot of sparkling
in many areas. Effect is interesting, such a great contrast between matt base and the dark tea dust. Overall colour is very dark and
dense. The play comes from the smooth feel of the glaze and sparkling effect of areas.

Extracted from the John Sankey Glaze database

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