The classic cone 6 floating blue? No, it is Alberta Slip blue.


Tuesday 23rd July 2013

And it contains no cobalt! Fairly close in appearance to the classic cone 6 Floating Blue recipe used across North America, this is a variation of the Alberta Slip Rutile Blue glaze (except this adds 1% tin oxide, 1% black copper oxide and 2% ceramic rutile, it is GA6-C1). Because of the melt fluidity, it thins on the edges of contours and breaks to the color of the underlying body. It looks best on dark bodies, but if thick it is OK on light ones also.

Pages that reference this post in the Digitalfire Reference Database:

GA6-C - Alberta Slip Rutile Blue Cone 6, G2587 - Floating Blue Cone 5-6 Original Glaze Recipe, Breaking Glaze


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