FSCG1 Firing Schedule
Shimbo Crystal Schedule 1
Start temperature assumed: 25°C
||Rate to Temp °C
||100°C/hr to 200
||200°C/hr to 500
||500°C/hr to 1270
||999°C/hr to 1100
||10°C/hr to 1075
*Rates are expressed as "Celcius/Fahrenheit degrees", temperatures as "Degrees celcius/fahrenheit"
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VS - Vesuvius Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
Titanium-Free Crystalline Glaze
2004-05-13 - Matures at cone 9. Completely transparent ground and easily grown crystals very white when no other colorants are used. Surface is relatively hard a...
F5-3NO-E1 - Fa's Blue Heaven Fara Shimbo Crystalline
Nickel teal crystals on a transparent amber ground
2004-05-14 - This is so far the best base from which to obtain true nickel teal crystals (caused by nickel zinc silicate) on an amber ground (caused by nickel spin...
WM - Wollast-O-Matte Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
Matte textured crystalline glaze
2004-05-14 - This is essentially a raw glaze which gives small crystals on a very tactile surface. It accepts most colorants easily (with the exception of nickel ...
ZZ1 - Zu-Zu Cone 8-9 Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
Lower fire version of a popular crystalline glaze
2004-05-14 - This glaze utilizes the Glass Coatings and Concepts' (formerly General Color's) GF 106 Frit. This is a substitute for the popular Pemco 286 frit whic...
TF - Tin Foil II Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
Low Titanium Cone 6-9 Glaze
2004-05-14 - Purpose: To alter the shape of the crystals from broad "geranium" petals to
narrow "dandelion" or "aster" petals by using tin.
Tin Foil 2 is an ex...
AO - Fa's All-Opaque Base Fara Shimbo Crystalline
Entirely opaque surface (crystals and ground)
2004-05-13 - An excellent "starter glaze" for new crystallieri.
GR - GRANITE Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
Zinc Silicate and Rutile Crystal Producing Glaze
2004-05-12 - This glaze produces a surface coated with small crystals of rutile which grow both around and through the zinc silicate crystals. Surface is fairly s...
GBCG2 - Frit GCC106 Generic Base Crystalline Glaze
From Fara Shimbo Crystal Glazes Book 2
2008-03-20 - You can change the ratio of these ingredients to suit your individual
needs and tastes, within certain parameters. The more frit you use
GBCG1 - Frit 3110 Generic Base Crystalline Glaze
From Fara Shimbo Crystal Glaze book 2
2008-03-20 - You can change the ratio of these ingredients to suit your individual needs and tastes, within certain parameters. The more frit you use (relative to ...
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