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Cone 10 Silky Dolomite Matte Base Glaze

Code: G2571A
Modification Date: 2018-08-15 18:02:25

A cone 10R dolomite matte having a pleasant silky surface, it does not cutlery mark, stain or craze on common bodies

Custer Feldspar28.5
Gerstley Borate4.0

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A standard Plainsman Clays cone 10R dolomite matte glaze used for many years. Colorants and opacifiers can be added to create a wide range of beautiful classic stoneware visuals.

While many glazes of this type do not have a proper balance of MgO and do not melt to create a stable glass, this one has a very silky surface yet resists staining, crazing, and cutlery marking. An alternative recipe using Ravenscrag Slip is also available. It has very similar chemistry.

If you do not have Gerstley Borate or Wollastonite, click the link below to watch a video on how to substitute these for a frit and calcium carbonate.

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By Tony Hansen

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