Raku-Glazes

Raku Glazes (lead-free) mid-fire between 850 - 1050°C

Raku is an old Japanese burning-technique (ca. 15th century) in which the ceramic is taken out of the kiln while it is still gleeding and then chilled. American ceramic artists added a later after-reduction to the Raku-technique in the 60s. The burning (850-1050°C) can last up to one hour. As soon as the glaze is melted out and shiny the pieces are taken out of the kiln with long pliers and substituted with new ones. Quick chilling and sprinkling with water causes zones with small Craquelées, reduction (smoking) causes changes in colour and lustre-effects. Sawdust, wood fibres, gras, leaves or straw act as reduction-means in different ways. The smoking is usually finished by chilling the piece in cold water in order to fix the result. With the help of Raku-frit M 233 864 and frit M 1233 your own Raku-glazes can be manufactured (see page 9 of the catalogue). Our clays no. 4/GS and 9/GS, 4/M and 9/M are suitable for Raku. Sometimes also 4/P, 9/P and 8/F are used (see pages 4 and 5 of the catalogue).

Raku Glazes (lead-free) mid-fire between 850 - 1050°C Raku is an old Japanese burning-technique (ca. 15th century) in which the ceramic is taken out of the kiln while it is still gleeding... read more »
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Raku-Glazes

Raku Glazes (lead-free) mid-fire between 850 - 1050°C

Raku is an old Japanese burning-technique (ca. 15th century) in which the ceramic is taken out of the kiln while it is still gleeding and then chilled. American ceramic artists added a later after-reduction to the Raku-technique in the 60s. The burning (850-1050°C) can last up to one hour. As soon as the glaze is melted out and shiny the pieces are taken out of the kiln with long pliers and substituted with new ones. Quick chilling and sprinkling with water causes zones with small Craquelées, reduction (smoking) causes changes in colour and lustre-effects. Sawdust, wood fibres, gras, leaves or straw act as reduction-means in different ways. The smoking is usually finished by chilling the piece in cold water in order to fix the result. With the help of Raku-frit M 233 864 and frit M 1233 your own Raku-glazes can be manufactured (see page 9 of the catalogue). Our clays no. 4/GS and 9/GS, 4/M and 9/M are suitable for Raku. Sometimes also 4/P, 9/P and 8/F are used (see pages 4 and 5 of the catalogue).

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Glaze M 317 321 Raku-Glaze Transparent
Glaze M 317 321 Raku-Glaze Transparent
7.38€*
Net: 6.20€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Glaze A 1095 Weiss Craquelée, glänzend
Glaze A 1095 Weiss Craquelée, glänzend
14.40€*
Net: 12.10€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1161 Türkis
Raku-Glaze 1161 Türkis
6.90€*
Net: 5.80€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1163 Hellgrün
Raku-Glaze 1163 Hellgrün
9.76€*
Net: 8.20€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1168 Rot
Raku-Glaze 1168 Rot
11.54€*
Net: 9.70€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze  1163 Persischblau
Raku-Glaze 1163 Persischblau
7.02€*
Net: 5.90€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1167 Kiebitz
Raku-Glaze 1167 Kiebitz
7.26€*
Net: 6.10€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1169 Orange
Raku-Glaze 1169 Orange
11.42€*
Net: 9.60€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1166 Thurmalin
Raku-Glaze 1166 Thurmalin
6.66€*
Net: 5.60€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1165 Gelb
Raku-Glaze 1165 Gelb
7.38€*
Net: 6.20€
Shipping weight 1 kg
Raku-Glaze 1162 Indischblau
Raku-Glaze 1162 Indischblau
7.02€*
Net: 5.90€
Shipping weight 1 kg
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