Tin oxide can stop the rutile variegation effect dead in its tracks!

Tuesday 23rd July 2013

This is Alberta Slip (GA6C) on the left. Added frit is melting the Alberta Slip clay to it flows well at cone 6 and added rutile is creating the blue variegated effect (in the absence of expensive cobalt). However GA6D (right) is the same glaze with added Tin Oxide. The tin completely immobilizes the rutile blue effect, it brings out the color of the iron (from the rutile and the body).

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Rutile, GA6-C - Alberta Slip Rutile Blue Cone 6, GA6-D - Alberta Slip Glossy Brown Cone 6, Rutile Glaze

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