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The Science of Ceramic Glaze Color

by Anh Bui , Ryan Coppage

Differences in environments determine what the color of gemstones will be – green as in emerald or red as in the case of ruby for chromium. Using trace amounts of chromium oxide, these colors can be r…


Q&A: Soluble Salt Migration

Most potters have experienced the effects of soluble salt migration in a clay body that can occur in the drying, bisque, or glaze firing stages. The industry term is ‘scumming’, and it presents itself…


Postcard from Wyoming

In Ceramics: Art and Perception Issue #105, the editorial by Neil and Bernadette Mansfield held some interesting topics and the one that caught my attention was the discussion about the membership of…