High Fire Glaze Recipes

High firing produces the most vitreous and durable ceramic work and many potters and ceramic artists choose to high fire for this very reason. And most artists who fire to this range mix their own glazes. Fortunately, many of them readily share their high fire glaze recipes with other potters and ceramic artists. In this section, you’ll find a collection of high fire glaze recipes, plus methods and techniques for firing in the high fire temperature range.

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Although a lot of potters are reducing their firing temperatures these days, high-fired pottery is still going strong. Many contemporary potters are still creating traditional glaze surfaces with celadon glazes, oil spot glazes, and others. Whether you fire in oxidation, reduction, or neutral—with gas, electricity, or wood—you’ll find a wide variety of cone 10 glaze recipes (and above) with enormous possibilities for surfaces here in the archives. Looking for reliable stoneware glaze recipes? We have everything from traditional Chun glaze recipes to ash glaze recipes that make use of ash right out of your fireplace! Is porcelain more your thing? We have that covered too. And, we don’t just have high fire glaze recipes. In addition to high fire glaze recipes, the artists share their techniques and advice for getting the most out of their high fire glaze formulas. With this collection of information, you’ll discover that high fire does not mean high difficulty. So peruse through these pages and start experimenting with high fire glazes!