Blackwattle Pottery
White Clay Bodies

 

SNOWHITE EARTHENWARE


Very plastic white firing Earthenware. Good for throwing and handbuilding. Desirable clay where high plasticity is required. Bisque 05 + (1050oC). Glaze 1080-1150oC.(4% shrinkage). Good glaze fit. Compatible with various commercial clear glazes.(i.e.Cesco 5223, 5381A) -80 mesh.


WHITE EARTHENWARE PAPER CLAY

is based on a white earthenware clay, the addition of cellulose fibres to the clay make it much stronger, and it is more forgiving than normal clay. It is extremely strong in the unfired state, making it suitable for use as an air drying clay. Simply paint and seal the dry artworks with a sealant. It can also be kiln fired.

SNOWHITE EARTHENWARE GOLD LABEL PAPER CLAY

Snowhite earthenware is available as GOLD LABEL PAPER CLAY, using a super fine white paper dust, for a very fine paper clay for throwing, turning, decoating etc.

Underglaze decoration should be applied after bisque (1st) firing.

 

 

WHITE GROG RAKU


A white Clay with large addition of fine white Grog(35%) (0.5mm). Suitable for large pots, sculptural work, tiles etc. Handbuilt or thrown. An extremely strong clay. May be fired to stoneware temperatures. Grog size -30. Suitable for raku firing.


WHITE GROG S/W PAPER CLAY

is based on this clay, the addition of cellulose fibres to the clay make it much stronger, and it is more forgiving than normal clay. It is extremely strong in the unfired state, making it suitable for use as an air drying clay. Simply paint and seal the dry artworks with a sealant. It can also be kiln fired.

Underglaze decoration should be applied after bisque (1st) firing.

 

 

FINE WHITE STONEWARE


Very high quality white firing clay.  Excellent body for throwing tableware.  Good colour response and glaze fit. White in oxidation, light grey in reduction.  Suitable for raw glazing. Bisque 05(1050oC).  Glaze Cone 7-10(1215-1280oC).Shrinkage aprox.12%  -80 mesh.

WHITE STONEWARE PAPER CLAY

is based on this clay, the addition of cellulose fibres to the clay make it much stronger, and it is more forgiving than normal clay. It is extremely strong in the unfired state, making it suitable for use as an air drying clay. Simply paint and seal the dry artworks with a sealant. It can also be kiln fired.

Available as normal paper clay with recycled paper pulp, or as GOLD LABEL PAPER CLAY, using a super fine white paper dust, for a very fine paper clay for throwing, turning, decoating etc.

Underglaze decoration should be applied after bisque (1st) firing.