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Copper Red Glazes
A study of the mechanism behind the color in color red glazes by Karl Platt.
|Materials||Copper Oxide Black|
The color red is very difficult to achieve in ceramics. The most vibrant red within the reach of the average potter is the color produced by copper in reduction firing.
A method of firing stoneware where the kiln air intakes and burners are set to restrict or eliminate oxygen in the kiln such that metallic oxides convert to their reduced metallic state.