Category Archives: Ceramics

Friday Five: five quirky HaldeCraft mugs that make great gifts

Maybe you work with that person. Maybe you live with that person. You definitely know that person. That quirky, offbeat, fun┬áperson who is sometimes hard to buy for… but sometimes really easy to buy for, when you see that Perfect … Continue reading

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Color Choices: Envision

Duncan Envision glazes are my current go-to glaze of choice. And look at these rich colors – you can see why I like them so much! Envision glazes are non-toxic and food-safe, and are great for items that will come … Continue reading

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Head over heels; or, bowled over by bowls

Do you labor over finding just the right gift for certain people? Something that is functional, yet beautiful, something they will love and actually use? My mom is one of the people who is hard to shop for, because I … Continue reading

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Color Choices: Low Stone

Next up in my series of color chart posts are the Spectrum “Low Stone” glazes. They’re called “Low Stone” because they are low fire, Cone 06, but they give the same results as a high-fire stoneware glaze. I’m relatively new … Continue reading

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Color Choices: Courtyard

Next in my series of color chart posts are the Duncan Courtyard glazes. These rank among my favorite, for the matte finish and the lightly speckled look to them. They go very well on both smooth pieces, where the glaze … Continue reading

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My 10 favorite Etsy shops (and what I love about them)

I may have a favorite-shop problem — I have way more than ten! So these are my ten favorite ceramic/pottery shops, and what I love about them. Does it seem strange, you might ask, to favorite shops of people who … Continue reading

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Color Choices: Cone 05

Welcome to a new feature – color charts! Of course I’m starting with one that won’t be like any of the others that I have planned, because these colors are ones that fire to a cone that I don’t use … Continue reading

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