A while back somebody posted a photo of a pot with a white matt glaze with a light green glaze over it  The white matt had rutile in it & was very nice layered under other glazes.  Several of us asked about the recipe.  It was given  I mixed up a 100 gram test batch & did several tests under a lot of different glazes, most of which came out very nice.  It is time to mix up a larger batch & I cannot find the recipe, nor can I find it here on the forum, not even the picture!!  I know I did not dream this all up, `cause I found the almost empty test bottle last night while looking for another glaze.  Somebody help me please, before I go crazy(all this heat doesn't help either!)  Thanks,  Jeff

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Comment by Donna Ferrara on July 1, 2012 at 6:14pm

no prob, i know the feeling--especially when it's related  to my glasses or car keys!  can't wait to see your results

Comment by Jeff Poulter on July 1, 2012 at 12:01pm

Thanks girls!

     You have saved my sanity!  I had looked & looked.  I had even gone through every picture posted, but I guess it doesn't pull up the ones in a blog.  I'm glad I have this & can now mix up a real batch  It's always good to know there is at least a little sanity in your life.  It is so hot out that I only fire at night now & of course have a muffin fan sitting on top of the control panel.  jhp

Comment by Donna Ferrara on July 1, 2012 at 6:14am

hi Jeff

I had posted this glaze and a picture of 2 mugs. on both mugs the overall glaze was this matte white, and the rim dip was the copper matt. One mug was sprayed with a wash of lith carb and strontitum....then Jan did the tests of this white too.....hope this helps!  I think the original picture of the mugs is on my photo stream


matte white

Cornwall stone        21%

Ferro 3134              22%

Dolomite                21%

Om4 Ball Clay         15%

Flint                       20%



bentonite                  2%

this is a flat matte white glaze, smooth surface,my experience has been firing it from cone 5-6 1/2 with good results

for colors add

.50% periwinkle blue

4% rutile for a semi matte white, that breaks over dark clay nicely

4% CuCO3 for a copper matte

3% RIO, 1.75% CuCO3, .375% magansese dioxide, .50% rutile for a mustardly brown green

Comment by Jan Wallace on July 1, 2012 at 12:50am

Hi Jeff, Is is with respect to the photo in the link below?



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