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Bamboo Glaze


Usually describes a bamboo colored matte glaze (especially in reduction stoneware). These are normally achieved in a magnesia white matte by adding a small amount of iron (0.5-1%) and possibly some tin oxide opacifier.

Pictures

A tin oxide addition can improve the visual of a cone 10R bamboo

This is the G2571A base dolomite matte recipe. The specimen on the left adds 4% tin and 1% iron oxide. The one on the right has 4% tin oxide and 0.5% iron oxide.

Out Bound Links

  • (Recipes) G2571A - Cone 10 Silky Dolomite Matte Base Glaze
    A cone 10R dolomite matte having a pleasant silky surface, it does not cutlery mark, stain or craze on common bodies
    2003-12-18 - A standard Plainsman Clays cone 10R dolomite matte...
  • (Glossary) Dolomite Matte

    Dolomite matte glazes are normally fired at cone 1...

  • (Recipes) GR10-J1 - Ravenscrag Cone 10R Bamboo Matte
    Plainsman Cone 10R Ravenscrag Slip based glaze. It can be found among others at http://ravenscrag.com.
    2013-07-23 - This is a variation of the GR10-J dolomite matte.

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