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.