Sunday, March 13, 2011

Raku Buttons

We finally had a warm day yesterday in central OH.  Warm enough to raku!  I discovered this winter that cold temps dull the glaze colors, just in the short trip from the raku kiln to the smoking pot.

Here are some beautiful buttons that I glazed and raku fired yesterday afternoon.



5 comments:

The Clay Chick said...

Those are GORGEOUS!! I love the way you highlighted the patterns with the metallic glazes

Clayworks by Lisa Boucher said...

Those turned out great. Really beautiful raku! The flowers are my favorites. Stunning combination of color and design.

Marsha of Marsha Neal Studio said...

STUNNING!!! They are so beautiful! (picking up jaw now…)

maryharding said...

WOW!! Those are fabulous Sharleen. Gorgeous colors. Love them.

Shaterra Clay said...

Thanks, nothing beats raku..the glaze, the shine!