A translucent brown with mesmerizing rivulets, Phoenix Egg can display a dazzling array of colors. Under the right circumstances, amber, coffee, purple and blue tones can show across a surface, and gold crystals can even form in the areas where the glaze cools slowest.
Fantasy Glazes can vary dramatically in appearance depending on the clay body used, the thickness of application, and in some cases, the firing. They can be runny, so it’s important to test carefully.
|Every kiln and firing is different. It is best to use witness cones in every firing.
Coyote glazes are designed to be fired between witness cone 5 and witness cone 6.
Cone readings are a combintation of time and temperature, and do not correspond directly to any specific temp in degrees. Most digitally controlled kilns have a pre-programmed cone fire setting that will allow you to reach the proper temperature with minimal fussing (we use a cone 5, fast, with 30 minute hold.) For manual (sitter) kilns we recommend using a 6 cone.
Thermocouples and other electronic measuring devices are prone to error and degrade over time. The only way to be certain that your kiln is firing to the right temperature is to use witness cones every time you fire your kiln.
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