- 1 PERFECT HOLIDAY SPECIALS SECTION
- 75% OR MORE OFF BISQUE USE ACRYLIC PAINTS-NO FIRING
- A GREAT FLASH SALE SECTION
- ACRYLIC PAINTS/BISQUE STAINS NO FIRE 4 PLASTERCRAFT/ BISQUE
- Acrylic paint 8 oz size non fired
- Acrylic paint sets nonfired
- Acrylic paints Duncan 2oz stains/paints non fired
- Acrylic paints Duncan ultra metallic 2oz nonfired
- Acrylic paints strip pots 6 colors .75 Fl. Oz. nonfired
- Basecoat/primer for bisque & plastercraft 4oz. & 8oz. nonfired
- Duncan Sparklers BrushOn Glitter nonfired
- Duncan water based antiquing gel nonfired
- Granite stone non fired 4oz. nonfired
- Liquid pearl colors Duncan 1oz nonfired
- Misc. Non fired paint products
- Oil Based Tranlucents Stains 2 oz. non-toxic non fired
- Spray/brush-on glosses/mattes/snow nonfired
- AFRICAN AMERICAN BISQUE & PLASTERCRAFT NEW
- BIRTHDAY PARTY TO GO PLASTERCRAFT OR BISQUE
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMICS-MUGS- PLATES-BOWLS-PLATTERS FIGURINES
- BISQUE UNPAINTED SUPER HEROES & LICENSED ITEMS
- BISQUE TILES UNPAINTED LOW FIRE UNGLAZED/UNPAINTED
- BISQUE UNPAINTED BANKS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED BOXES
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMIC ANGELS/CHERUBS FIRED/NON FIRED
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMIC HANDMADE FLOWERS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMIC KITS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMIC STARTER KIT
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMICS ADD-ON'S,MAGNETS, BEADS & PENDANTS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMICS BY THE CASE
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMICS PENDANTS/BEADS/NECKLACES
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMICS PICTURE FRAMES AND DRAWER KNOBS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED CERAMICS SMALL MISC. ITEMS FOR PARTIES OR FAVORS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED FAIRIES CASTLES GARGOYLS DRAGONS WIZARDS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED FIGURINES/ANIMALS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED FLOWER POTS/VASES
- BISQUE UNPAINTED HALLOWEEN
- BISQUE UNPAINTED KITCHEN UTILITY/TEA POTS/KIDS TEA SETS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED MASKS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED MISC. ITEMS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED MUGS/CUPS/WINE GOBLETS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED NATIVITY SETS AND STATUES
- BISQUE UNPAINTED PET BOWLS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED PLATES/BOWLS/PLATTERS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED PLAYFUL COLLECTION
- BISQUE UNPAINTED RELIGIOUS
- BISQUE UNPAINTED SOUTHWEST THEME NEW
- BISQUE UNPAINTED TERRA COTTA LOW FIRE CONE 06
- Glazed ceramics ready for decal use
- WEDDING CAKE TOPPER
- BOOKS ON CERAMIC TOPICS
- BRUSHES-COMPLETE SETS-SINGLE ASSORTED SIZES
- CASTING CERAMIC SUPPLIES MOLDS/SLIP CASTING
- CERAMIC CHRISTMAS TREE PLASTIC COLOR REPLACEMENT LIGHTS BULBS STARS FREE SHIPPING
- CHRISTMAS BISQUE/PLASTERCRAFT
- AFRICAN-AMERICAN BISQUE UNPAINTED CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENTS
- AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHRISTMAS TREE UNPAINTED ORNAMENTS PLASTERCRAFT NON FIRED
- CERAMIC BISQUE UNPAINTED FLAT ORNAMENTS
- CHRISTMAS BISQUE
- CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS UNPAINTED PLASTERCRAFT NONFIRED USE ACRYLIC PAINT CASE OF 24
- CHRISTMAS PLASTERCRAFT
- CHRISTMAS TREE PLASTERCRAFT UNPAINTED ORNAMENTS AT BLOWOUT PRICES NON FIRED
- CHRISTMAS TREE UNPAINTED ORNAMENTS BLOW-OUT FIRABLE BISQUE
- CLAY, LAGUNA FIRED GLAZES
- CONSULTATION ON FIRING, GLAZING, LOADING KILNS & FIRING
- EASTER BISQUE AND PLASTERCRAFT
- GIFT CERTIFICATES-LAST MINUTE AND DONT KNOW WHAT TO GET?
- GLAZES UNDERGLAZES OVERGLAZES DUNCAN MAYCO LAGUNA
- AMACO LOW/HIGH FIRE GLAZES, UNDERGLAZES
- CLEAR LOW FIRE GLOSS GLAZES LEAD FREE
- DUNCAN FIRABLE COLORS UNDERGLAZES, GLAZES, OVERGLAZES
- Art glazes by duncan
- Clear low fire gloss glazes
- Concepts underglaze firable 2 oz & 8 oz
- Courtyard 4oz. has returned with more colors !
- Covercoat underglaze 2oz. & 16 oz. pints in a few colors
- Crackles glazes 4 oz.
- Crystals glazes 4 oz.
- Crystals glazes new and reformulated non toxic 8 oz.
- Duncan SY & specialty products
- Envision Glazes
- EZ stroke underglaze 1 oz.
- French dimensions 1.25oz (puffy
- Overglazes- gold, white gold, mother of pearl
- River rock DISCONTINUED BY DUNCAN
- Sandstar DISCONTINUED BY DUNCAN
- Satin color line
- GARE UNDERGLAZE/ GLAZE/ SPRAY GLOSS/ MATTE SEALERS
- Gare fun strokes
- Gare glazes 4oz.
- Gare spray's for non-fired
- HOBBY COLOROBBIA
- LAGUNA CLAY EM LEAD FREE LOW FIRE GLAZES 16OZ. PINT
- MAYCO FIRABLE COLORS, UNDERGLAZES, GLAZES & KITS LEAD FREE
- Crystalite low fire glaze 4 0z.
- Mayco Classic low fire Crackle glazes 4oz.
- Mayco cobblestone low fire glaze 4 oz.
- Mayco Element low fire glazes 4oz.
- Mayco Misc.
- Stroke& coat wonderglaze speckle underglaze for bisque
- Stroke& coat wonderglaze underglaze for bisque 12 color kits
- Stroke&coat wonderglaze underglaze for bisque 2oz.& 16 oz.
- UNDERGLAZE PENCILS FOR DECORATING ON BISQUE
- HOUSES VILLAGE HOLIDAY HOUSES PLASTERCRAFT ACRYLIC PAINTS SPRAY/BRUSH ON GLAZE (Village holiday houses)
- JUDAICA FIRED/NON FIRED CHANNUKAH, PASSOVER
- KILN SUPPLIES SHELVES,POSTS,STILTS,CONES
- High fire kiln posts for cones 5-10
- Kiln bricks low fire and high fire
- Kiln shelves
- Kiln stilts by the case
- Kiln Stilts individual
- Low fire kiln Posts cones 04 & cooler
- Misc. kiln supplies & parts
- ORTON CONES/BARS/WITNESS CONES PYROMETRIC FOR FIRING A KILN
- Cone holders/Kiln cone supports
- Pyrometric self support cones
- Pyrometric cones large
- Pyrometric small bars
- Pyrometric small Cones
- TILE & BEAD RACKS FOR USE IN A CERAMIC KILN
- KILNS, POTTERY WHEELS, & EQUIPMENT
- PLASTERCRAFT UNPAINTED ITEMS USE ACRYLIC PAINTS
- ACRYLIC PAINT SETS
- PLASERCRAFT KIDS CRAFTS COMPLETE KITS NON-FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT ANIMALS NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT BIRTHDAY PARTY TO GO IN A BOX
- PLASTERCRAFT EASTER ITEMS NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT FUGURINES NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT HALLOWEEN NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT KIDS NON-FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT KIDS CRAFTS FIRED/NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT MAGNETS NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT NON FIRED BANKS
- PLASTERCRAFT NON FIRED COMPLETE KITS USE ACRYLIC PAINTS
- Birthday party in a box nonfired
- Dreidel painting kit non fired
- Easter egg kit non fired
- Passover seder plate kit nonfire
- PLASTERCRAFT NONFIRED NATIVITY ITEMS USE ACRYLIC PAINTS
- PLASTERCRAFT PAINTING KITS NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT RELIGIOUS NON FIRED
- PLASTERCRAFT STARTER KIT NON FIRED
- POTTERY TOOLS BY KEMPER 400 TO CHOOSE FROM
- Basic tool kits
- Bats for pottery wheels
- Calipers for measuring
- Clean up tools
- Cutoff needles
- Cutout tools
- Detail carving tools
- Drilling tools for holes
- Fettling knives
- Heavy duty sculpting tools
- Hole cutting tools
- Lace tools
- loop tools
- Misc. pottery toools
- Pallet knives
- Pot lifters
- Ribbon tools
- Saw tools
- Sgraffito tools
- Texturing brushes
- Throwing sticks
- Trimming knives
- Turning tools
- Wire & wood tools
- Wire end tools
- Wood modeling tools
- PUMPKIN CARVING TOOL SETS
- SPONGES & SANDERS FOR CEARAMIC & POTTERY
- SUPPLIES MISC.ITEMS YOU COULDNT FIND ARE HERE
- TILES BISQUE CERAMIC UNPAINTED/UNGLAZED LOW FIRE
- UNDERGLAZE PENCILS FOR BISQUE
Simple Ceramic Terms
Simple Ceramic Terms
A method of applying color and wiping it back to accentuate the detailed surface.
A device operated with an air compressor used for spraying on colors, either in overall coverage or decorative form.
A turntable operated by hand, used for decorating purposes.
Generally an all over coat of color on bisque on top of which detailed decorating is done.
A plaster disk or slab for clay work.
Clay that has been fired but not glazed. Sometimes referred to as "biscuit."
The process by which mold seam lines and surface imperfections are removed from unfired clay objects.
Clay forms which are fired in a kiln.
Glaze which pulls together and beads up, leaving bare spots of bisque. Also referred to as "separation."
Tiny cracks that appear in the fired glazed surface.
Bubbles in the glaze finish which break.
The mixture of time and temperature at which the cone will bend.
A small clay cone holder used when cones are placed on the shelf of the kiln.
Cone (pyrometric cone)
A mixture of ceramic materials that is designed to soften and bend when the proper mixture of time and temperature is reached in the interior of the kiln.
Conditioning Coat (glaze or underglaze)
A thin coat of color that will soak into the greenware or bisque well.
Heavy metal used in producing red glazes and underglazes.
Applications of ceramic color by brush, sponge, and spray which cover an entire area or a specific area of a piece.
A term which usually refers to the bone china of England, but also is associated with vitreous white wares and porcelain.
Cavity (of a mold)
The inside section of a mold where the casting is formed. Ceramics: Clay forms which are fired in a kiln.
A liquid clay used in the process of forming objects with molds. Also referred to as "slip."
A clay form made from a mold. May also refer to plaster castings.
A brush lightly coated or dampened with a fluid to prepare it for the application of a specific type of color or medium. A brush lightly coated or dampened with a fluid to prepare it for the application of a specific type of color or medium.
A technique of applying color which produces a feather-like effect using a dry brush and liquid colors.
The alkaline substance which is added in extremely small amounts to slip to make it more fluid without adding excessive amounts of water.
The process by which glaze is removed from the bottom or foot of a clay object so it may be fired without stilting.
The process of dipping ware into glazes.
The heating coils of an electric kiln. (Tired or burned-out elements refer to elements which carry too little or no electrical current for producing heat).
Porous clay bodies which are fired to maturity at approx. 2000°F.
The interior of a kiln in which the ceramic ware is fired (also referred to as a fire box).
The base or the part of the piece of ceramic on which it rests.
A product that has been tested and determined to be safe for use on surfaces which come in contact with food or drink.
A system of gradually raising and lowering the temperature of a kiln to properly fire ware.
Fired Products (fired color products)
Products which must be fired.
A finish that must be fired to produce proper color and surface finish.
The process by which ceramic ware is heated in a kiln to bring glaze or clay to maturity.
Gentle rubbing of the glazed surface to remove ridges.
Fettling Lines (seam lines)
The ridges created on a casting where the mold comes together. They are usually removed during the cleaning process.
An application of glaze applied with a fully-loaded brush so the color flows onto the surface of the ware.
A fired glassy coating on a piece of ceramic.
A shiny, glass-like finish. Greenware: Unfired clay forms or shapes.
A rough scrubbing material used in the process of cleaning greenware.
An area on greenware or bisque surface that resists color application.
A section of a kiln that fires to a hotter temperature than the rest of the kiln.
The process of carving a design into a greenware surface.
The series of posts, stilts, and shelves on which the ceramic ware rests in order to take full advantage of the interior space of the kiln.
The device in which clay and glazed c!ay objects are heated to maturity.
Kiln Sitter (automatic shut-off)
A device used with a pyrometric cone to shut off the kiln when conditions inside the kiln cause the cone to bend.
The refractory coating applied to the top of the kiln shelves to protect them from glaze drips.
Keys (of a mold)
The series of notches and bumps carved in the excess plaster around the cavity of the mold to !nsure a proper fit.
The amount of lead that is dissolved from the surface of a glaze which has been in contact with acid solutions.
Greenware that is taken from a mold and is allowed to become firm but still retains its wet look.
Mold Strap (mold bands)
Devices made of cloth, rubber, or metal used to tightly secure parts of a mold together during the pouring process.
A soft finish with little or no shine.
A bisque that has been fired at the proper rate of heating and cooling to produce an even state of hardness throughout.
Pyrometric cones used to measure the firing temperature of a kiln. They are shaped like bars rather than cone-shaped.
The procedure of stacking greenware in a kiln during the bisque firing.
A color that is applied to bisque. These colors are never fired in a kiln.
A product that when applied and fired according to label directions is safe for use on surfaces that come in contact with food.
Color which does not allow other colors to show through.
A mold that is made up of only one section or piece of plaster. Also referred to as an open-pour mold because of the lack of a pouring gate.
The excess clay formed at the pouring hole of a mold during the casting process.
A small piece of clay compound that reacts to time and temperature used to indicate maturity of ceramic clays and glazes.
(1 ) A device of clay or refractory material used for supporting greenware (usually porcelain) during the firing process. (2) Term applied to the slight opening of the kiln cover during the first stages of the firing process, kiln prop. (3) Another word for kiln posts.
Pour Hole (pour gate)
A section at the opening of the mold used for pouring the slip into the mold cavity.
Articles made of refractory material which support kiln shelves during firing.
Refers to the ability of clay to be formed into a shape and retain it.
Peep Holes (vent holes)
Small holes in the side of a kiln used for viewing shelf cones and ventilating the kiln during the firing process.
Tiny holes in the final surface finish of a glaze or underglaze.
Substances that have a resistance to high temperatures.
A short cycle at the end of the regular firing cycle which maintains the level of heating in the kiln, and enhances many glaze finishes.
A combination of clays which form a stone-like vitreous body during firing.
Small shapes of bisque with metal or wire spurs used for supporting glazed greenware during firing.
Unfired colors used for decorating.
Usually refers to a natural sponge used for cleaning and decorating greenware. There are also synthetic sponges available for ceramics.
Shelf Cone Temperature
The cone temperature that is fired on the shelf of a kiln. The amount of heating the ware actually receives.
Slightly colored and/or speckled colors which allow most colors to show through with only slight distortions.
Colors which generally allow only dark colors to show through.
Small lines on greenware produced where two sections of a mold are locked together during the pouring process. Also referred to as fettlings.
See casting slip.
A satin-like surface which has a slight sheen to it.
Test Cone Plaque
See cone plaque.
A mold that has two parts.
Clear base colors which are free from cloudiness or distortion.
Sudden changes which occur in a clay or glaze which causes damage, usually through sudden heating or cooling.
A mold that has three pieces.
The expansion that occurs in glazes and clays when heated in a kiln.
A color which is usually applied to greenware and in most cases is covered with a glaze.
Not firing hot enough or long enough, or both.
Small holes made by puncturing the wet greenware with a needle tool when two pieces of ware have been attached. These small holes allow the air and gases to escape during firing. Also refers to the peep holes in the side of the kiln.
Usually refers to porcelain and stoneware that are fired at a high temperature. The clay begins to become glass-like in nature, although not necessarily waterproof.