Glaze Chemistry

Ceramic glazing is full of complexity and nuance. It is truly Bill Nye territory. Formulating a glaze color is a lot like mixing paint, but with finicky variables that seem almost alive— like metals, heat, glass, elements, and color pigment.







Our glazes are 90% base, and 10% colorants, but think of these aggregates as being inextricably linked. If this all just reminds you of that science class you flunked, let’s slow down and take it molecule by molecule.

Read more about glaze chemistry, here. 

Glaze Chemistry