In reduction, these glazes will be enhanced by the reduction process.¬† Impurities and trace metals in the clay and glaze will react with carbon in the kiln atmosphere to create spotting.¬† Oxides react in various and sometimes spectacular ways.¬† Each firing creates a certain unique quality in the ware.¬†¬†
Read the description carefully to determine whether oxidation or reduction is advised.¬†¬†All are lead free and non-toxic, and may be used on dinnerware when fired properly.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
Known traditionally in the Orient as the hare's fur glaze because of the way the brown and black break together on heavy applications. It is an opaque gloss glaze, not suited for use with oxide decoration. It has high iron and medium calcium content.
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