Raku Glaze Recipes 

White Crackle                     NOTES:
60     Gerstley Borate
50     Custer Feldspar
22     Barium Carb or
          Strontium Carb
16      Silica
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1/2% Tin Oxide

Blue/Black Copper
White Crackle +
4%     Copper Carb
2%     copper Oxide
2%     cobalt Carb

Dark Green
White Crackle +
5%    Copper Carb

Copper Matt
4 Parts     Gerstley Borate
2 Parts     Bone Ash
1/2 Part    Copper Carb
1/8 Part    Cobalt Carb

Red Bronze
50%   Gerstley Borate         Reduce in the kiln to get an oxblood red.
50%   Frit 3134
3%     Tin Oxide
2%     Copper Oxide

Sassy Blue
85%    Frit 3110                      It needs
5%      Neph Sy.                     to be fired to about 2000 degrees farenheit for the
10%     EPK                            glaze to mature. You know it is ready when the edges
_____________                  of the bubbles go from angular to round.
34%    Magnesium Carb
1%       Cobalt Carb
.5%     Epsom Salt

Dolphine Blue
7Parts     Gerstley Borate
3Parts     Bone Ash
2 Parts      Neph Sy.
1 Part         Cornwall Stone
1 Part         Copper Carb
3/4 Parts   Cobalt Oxide

Runny Red (AKA) Copper Red
50%     Gerstley Borate         Used under Copper Matt and Dolphine Blue, it will
50%     Borax                          flux the glaze on top leaving whatever marks you have
20%     Copper Oxide            applied with the Copper Red.
5%       Red Iron Oxide

Gloss Blue
50%   Gerstley Borate
50%   Borax
2%     Cobalt Carb

Yellow Gold
63.2   Gerstley Borate
15.8    Nepheline Syenite
13.1     Frit 3110
7.9     Lithium carb
3.0    Silver Nitrate
1.0    Yellow Ochre

Rutile Fog
40   Gerstley Borate
20   Spodumene
25   Lithium Carb.
15    Zircopax
15    Rutile
5     Copper Carb.

Creepy Crawly
50    Gerstley Borate
30    Frit 3134
20    Cornwall Stone
40    Magnesium Carb

 Rick's Turquoise
982 gerstley borate                Add 2% bentonite to this batch. A delicate turquoise color with
495 nepheline syenite           eggshell texture. Delicate copper reduction effects.
505 spodumene
515 lithium
477 zircopax
65 copper carbonate
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For Image Transfers, use a laser printer that has iron oxide in the toner (we have a Canon MF3200 series laser printer).  We print on waterslide decal paper purchased from BelDecal.com; apply the decals to a finished cone 6 piece, then refire to 04.  Test glaze combinations and firing times.  More info can be found in the Paul Wandless Image Transfer on Clay (Lark ceramics book)

Most glazes we use are mixed from recipes in our studio.  For cone 6 glazes we sometimes use Mid-South Ceramics Opulance glazes, http://www.opulenceglaze.com/
We use Highwater Clay’s Raku clay, http://www.highwaterclays.com/.