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Raku is a traditional Japanese pottery technique. Freshly-fired items are placed into flammable materials such as paper or sawdust, and the resulting fire creates unique patterns.
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Details Raku generally refers to a type of low-firing process that was inspired by traditional Japanese raku firing. Western-style raku usually involves removing pottery from the kiln while at bright red heat and placing it into containers with combustible materials. Once the materials ignite, the containers are closed. This produces an intense reduction atmosphere which affects the colors in glazes and clay bodies. The drastic thermal shock also produces cracking (known as crackling since…
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Raku is a unique method of glazing and firing ceramic pottery and sculptures to create 'happy accidents' of vivid colors and design patterns
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Learn the naked raku technique from experts Charlie and Linda Riggs. The slip-resist or naked raku process yields amazing and unique results! Check it out!
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Raku Pottery by Steven Forbes-deSoule | Online Pottery Store | Raku Pottery and Ceramics | Weaverville, NC. | Ceramics for sale including raku ceramic vessels, wall art, sculpture & Ikebana.
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Raku pottery has its roots in the production of bowls for 16th century Japanese tea ceremonies. Hand-molded clay was fired quickly to low temperatures, removed from the kiln while hot and cooled quickly in open air or water. The modern variations of Raku technique dispense with the lead glazes and have been extended in many ways. While preserving the low-temperature firing (approximately 1700 degrees Fahrenheit (925 degrees Celsius), and the quick cooling, many variations and enhancements…
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