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Re: Glazing clay beads


From: Numo Jaeger & Michael Miller (jaegmil_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu May 09 2002 - 07:26:02 PDT

There generally is no problem with single firing ceramic work. Just fire
slowly to remove carbonation materials so that you don't have bubbling on
your finished pieces and there is no problem with explosions from the
expansion of the water vapor from the greenware.

At 06:45 AM 5/9/02 -0700, you wrote:
>We are making beads out of clay to put on hemp brac. I have a "bead tree"
>for glazing but would like to paint the beads with underglaze and clear
>glaze at the bone dry stage then fire only once. Will this work? and I'm
>worried about beads sticking to the "bead tree" has anyone had this
>problem before? Any solutions?
>Charlotte in GA
>12 days to go !!