There are 3 basic components to every pottery glaze. They are the refractory component, the flux component and the glass making component. Each component has a specific role in making the glaze function to cover and seal a pottery piece. They work together to form a glass barrier between the...

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Pottery glaze is made up of five basic components. These components are silica, alumina, flux, colorants and modifiers. Even though all glazes are made up of the same components, there is a vast range of colors and types to choose from. The common ingredients that are in glaze colors are...

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The terminology used in explaining the process of glazing can be very confusing at first.  Please find below a quick summary of common used phrases.

Underglazes: A glaze that is used for consistent colors that stay in the same exact place they were added.

Overglazes: Accent products that are applied after pottery...

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