Plainsman H450 (left) vs. H550 celadon glazed mugs


Wednesday 11th March 2015

The inside glaze is pure Ravenscrag Slip and the outside glaze is a 50:50 mix of Ravenscrag and Alberta Slips. Each of the glazes employs an appropriate mix of calcined and raw clay to achieve a balance of good slurry properties, hardening and minimal drying shrinkage. Ravenscrag needs less calcined since it is less plastic than Alberta Slip.

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Alberta Slip, Ravenscrag Slip, GR10-A - Pure Ravenscrag Slip, Calcine, Calcination


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