I thought it would be a good idea if I not only documented my glaze recipes but also share them with anybody interested. Not sure If I can stick to a recipe a day but we shall see.
Raku Patina Glaze
Gerstley Borate 1080
Bone Ash 270
Copper Carb. 75
Cobalt Carb. 75
This used to be my favorite raku glaze when I was attending Bemidji State University. It produces a semi-dry sandy textured surface that flashes, especially when quickly reduced. The container lid is lifted, fanned and resealed , "burped," to promote more brilliant flashing. Once a nice flashing is obtained , the pot is dunked in cold water to freeze the colors.
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