June Pot of the Month | 20% off! - Midnight Ovoid
8"H x 10.5"W
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This raku pottery piece was developed using the American raku pottery process. It was first built by hand on the potter’s wheel before being fired in the kiln . The brilliant greens, dark purples and blues were created using the Forbes Midnight Blue Glaze. It is perfect as a stand alone entrance piece and does well in any naturally lit room. A truly wonderful addition to any pottery collection.
These unique textures were made from a mix of homemade glazes during the raku firing process. The glazes were painted, sprayed and poured until I was pleased with the final result. The colors of the glaze and the crackle are formed based on the amount of oxygen I allow during the raku firing and cooling. As oxygen is reduced, the reaction causes the oxygen to be pulled from the glazes, leaving behind a brilliant mix of beautifully colored raku pottery. The results are always serendipitous and each raku pottery piece I pull from the container is truly one of a kind!