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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…

On Andrew Matheson

In 1979 when Andrew Matheson left art school he vowed to forge a career making pots. “And that is just what I have done,” he says. Andrew works in porcelain and stoneware.