Saturday, March 14, 2015

Revisiting A Design

Brownish Red Ceramic Beads with White Rivets

I came across a few of these in bisque form the other day but alas, I had forgotten to put in stringing holes.  That is the reason, I guessed, I must not have glazed them in the first place.

This clay, Toas Red, is wonderful  It's stoneware, and fires to a such a smooth finish, even unglazed, that if porcelain were stained brown, it would be like that (if that makes any sense).

That's how I got the idea to combine a very white porcelain 'sprig' into this bead as a "rivet".

I have got to make more of these.

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