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...
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 ...
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
GC - GC106 Base Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
Cone 9-10 for brilliant colors
2004-05-14 - This is the most basic crystalline glaze recipe I know for use with this frit. It requires a slightly higher fire than bases made with the Ferro 3110...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
B1 - Bory 1 Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
High Boron, Opaque Cone 6-10 glaze
2004-05-14 - Purpose: To obtain greater firing range and more "flowery" crystals by the addition of extra boron and calcium.
Tony Hansen gave me the idea to try...
CE - Celestite Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
High Lithium, Low Titanium Cone 7-10 Glaze
2004-05-12 - Purpose: To create a glaze which would give strong, dark, true turquoises from copper through copper's interaction with lithium.
I noticed that in ...
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...