Reduction and oxidation porcelains


Thursday 2nd October 2014

Left: Cone 10R (reduction) Plainsman P700 porcelain (made using Grolleg and G200 Feldspar). Right: Plainsman Cone 6 Plainsman Polar Ice porcelain (made using New Zealand kaolin and Nepheline Syenite). Both are zero porosity. The Polar Ice is very translucent, the P700 much less. The blue coloration of the P700 is mostly a product of the suspended micro-bubbles in the feldspar clear glaze (G1947U). The cone 6 glaze is fritted and much more transparent, but it could be stained to match the blue. These are high quality combinations of glaze and body.

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Nepheline Syenite, Grolleg Kaolin, New Zealand Halloysite, G1947U - Cone 10 Glossy Transparent Base Glaze, Porcelain, Translucency, Glaze Bubbles


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