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These are Mason stains added to cone 6 G2916F clear liner base glaze. Notice that all of these stains develop the correct colors with this base (except for manganese alumina pink 6020). However caution is required with inclusion stains (like #6021), if they are rated to cone 8 they may already begin bubbling at cone 6 is some host glazes.
G2916F - Cone 6 Stoneware/Whiteware Glossy Base Glaze
Crystal clear industrial dinnerware glaze
|Materials||Mason 6021 Red Stain|
Understanding your transparent glaze and learning how to adjust its melt fluidity, thermal expansion, color response, etc is a base on which to build all your other glazes.
In traditional ceramics and pottery dipping glazes can be of two main types: For single layer and for application of other layers overtop. Understanding the difference is important.
Ceramic stains are manufactured powders. They are used as an alternative to employing metal oxide powders and have many advantages.