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Only a part of that 21 grams is actual stain powder, it is mixed into a medium. A 16oz jar of another color yielded 190g, a slightly better percentage of powder-to-water. The high water content is actually a benefit, they condition it with a clay that causes it to gel - these two factors produce better painting properties. In one scenario we calculated a 1500% saving in making your own vs. buying these jars, that is a more feasible idea than you might think.
A intensely pigmented and highly opaque brushing compound meant to be applied to leather hard pottery and covered with a transparent overglaze.
Hobbyists and increasing numbers of potters use commercial paint-on glazes. It's convenient, there are lots of visual effects. There are also issues compared to dipping glazes. You can also make your own.