Turquoise is an active, flowing low-fire glaze that breaks clear over texture and pools a soft cerulean where thick. Because of its tendency to break and expose the clay body beneath, this glaze looks stunning over 67-M (Sedona) and over textured ware that has been painted with underglaze.
Opalescent Glazes have a high gloss finish when fired. Best results are achieved with three or four applications of glaze. On textured ware, the glaze flows thin on relief and thick in incised areas, giving an added dimension on the surface. Although AMACO Opalescent Glazes may be used on any earthenware clay, they develop their greatest opalescence and most interesting textures when applied over red terracotta. The
Because of its tendency to break and expose the clay body beneath, this glaze looks stunning over terracotta and over textured ware that has been painted with underglaze.
- Best over terracotta clay or coloured underglazes
- Break and pool over texture
- Dinner ware safe
- Cone 05
Tableware producers must test all finished ware to establish dinnerware status, due to possible variations in firing temperature and contamination.
Because of their unique breaking quality, the Opalescent glazes will reveal patterns of bright color from under their earthy and beautiful tones by flowing away from raised surfaces where the underglaze remains. Explore the limitless possibilities of combining these glazes over the AMACO Velvet Underglaze range.