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Written by Ramona Dales on . Posted in Frontpage Blog English

Visual impression of the process of raku firing. At 950˚C the objects are removed from the kiln. The enormous difference in temperature causes the glaze to crackle. The objects are transported to a zinc barrel filled with sawdust, which immediately catches fire. By closing the barrel, oxygen is withdrawn from the atmosphere. As a result the non-glazed parts of the objects turn black.)