On Friday, September 23, opens at the Corporation Cultural Las Condes, northeast of Santiago de Chile, the sixteenth edition of the Ceramic Tiles, which presents the work of dozens of Chilean ceramics.
The Association of stoneware and the Corporation Cultural de las Condes organize this stoneware Fair to be held in the front yard of the corporation in two dates, the first will be on 23, 24 and 25 September and the second during December. This fair has been held since 1996 and brings together various potters and workshops, Chile and other countries.
16 ª Feria del Gres Chileno
Lal Counts 2011
Just the words “copper red” will capture the attention of most potters working at stoneware temperatures. A lot has been written about copper red glazes since the 1970s, but much of the information presented is contradictory. Because it is such a hard-to-perfect glaze, it would seem logical that a precise and complicated glaze recipe would be required to produce good results. But I have found that more complicated does not always mean better. Read More…
Fabric: Light gray stoneware; Hurst et al. note the fabric can be indistinguishable from Siegburg (1986:105).
Glaze: Usually unglazed, but sometimes with a reddish-brown ash-glaze; both glazed and unglazed Beauvais sherds bear a strong resemblance to Siegburg stoneware (Hurst et al. Read More…