The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes

The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes is a must for potters and ceramicists of all abilities interested in creating their own glazes.

The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes

Emmanuel Cooper

2004 | Second Edition
208 pages | Cloth $39.95
Arts and Crafts
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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Glaze Materials
Glaze Temperature and Classification
Colouring Glazes
Mixing the Glaze
Applying the Glaze
Adjusting the Glaze
Health and Safety

THE GLAZE RECIPES

Earthenware Glazes
1050°C-1100°C (1922°F-2012°F)
—Transparent glazes
—White, cream, opaque and matt glazes
—Coloured and decorative glazes

Earthenware Glazes
1100°C-1150°C (2012°F-2102°F)
—Transparent and semi-transparent glazes
—White, cream, opaque and matt glazes
—Decorative and coloured glazes

Medium Temperature Stoneware Glazes
1200°C-1220°C (2192°F-2228°F)
—Transparent and semi-transparent glazes
—White, cream, matt, and opaque glazes
—Coloured, decorative and crystal glazes
—Base glazes for oxide additions
—Brown and black iron glazes—olive to black

Stoneware Glazes with a Wide Firing Range
1200°C-1260°C (2192°F-2300°F)
—Transparent and semitransparent glazes
—White, cream, matt, and opaque glazes
—Coloured and decorative glazes
—Green, brown, and black iron glazes

High Firing Stoneware Glazes
1250°C-1280°C (2282°F-2336°F)
—Transparent and semitransparent glazes
—Opaque, matt, white, and cream glazes coloured glazes
—Crystalline, decorative and local reduction glazes
—Green, brown and black iron glazes

Appendices

List of Materials
Conversion Tables
Further Reading
Suppliers