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Tenmoku Gold

Tenmoku Gold

Firing temperature : Cone 6 | Surface texture : glossy to satin | Color : gold | Atmosphere: Oxidation

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The images shows details of two bowls glazed with a cone 10 amber teadust glaze. The one on the right was cooled slower, and pyroxene crystals have started to form.

For a dark blue instead of tenmoku, substitute the red iron oxide for 1% cobalt oxide. The crystallizing oxide is magnesium, sourced from dolomite.

This recipe was shared by Ian Hall-Hough in the May 2020 issue of Ceramics Monthly.


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