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1

Glaze

Glass forming chemicals, usually with colorants added.

2

Slip Clay

Clay in liquid form.

3

Bat

A plaster disk or slab for clay work.

4

Casting

A clay form made from a mold.

5

Casting Slip

Is liquid clay used in the process of forming objects with molds.

6

China

A term which usually refers to the bone china of England, but also is associated with vitreous weight wares and porcelain.

7

Conditioning Coat

Is a thin Coat of color that will soak into the greenware or bisque ware.

8

Cone

A mixture of ceramic materials that is designed to soften and blend when the proper mixture of time and temperatures is reached in the interior kiln.

9

Cone Plaque

Is a small clay cone holder used when cones are placed on a shelf of the kiln to stand.

10

Cone Temperature

Is the mixture of time and temperature at which the cone will blend to show the kilns temperature on shelf.

11

Earthernware

A low-fire clay body which is fire to maturity at approx. 2000 oF.

12

Food-safe

A product that has been tested and determined to be safe for use on surfaces which come in to contact with food or drink.

13

Foot

The base or the part of the piece of ceramic on which it rests.

14

Gloss

A shinny glass like finish.

15

Kiln Wash

The refractory coating applied to the top of the kiln shelves to protect them from glaze drips.

16

Leather-hard

Greenware that is allowed to become firm bu still retains its wet look.

17

Matte

A soft finish with little or no shine.

18

Opaque

Color which does not allow other colors to show trough.

19

Peep Holes

Small holes in the side of the kiln used for viewing shelf cones and ventilating the kiln during firing process.

20

Pin Holes

Tiny holes in the final surface or Underglaze.