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Warm up with a cup of tea or a creamy latte...

This beautiful hand thrown mug is made from dark red ceramic clay and hand designed with a special slip trailing technique. It is glazed in my Aqua Mist color. The texture beautifully breaks through the glaze to reveal the design. Mug holds 10-12 oz.

As with all handmade pottery...every piece has its own unique handmade character and may have slightly different sizes, shapes and color variations. I never use molds and make each, one at a time. I always use lead free glaze & high fire in my kiln. All my dishes are food, dishwasher and microwave safe but hand washing is always recommended. Each piece is signed Back Bay Pottery and my initials.

Latte not included.

This listing is for one (1) mug. READY TO SHIP

MORE >>> www.etsy.com/shop/BackBayPottery?section_id=8063481

SEE PICTURES of my slip trailing technique on my blog:
backbaypottery.blogspot.com/2012/02/take-look-inside-my-studio-slip.html - Copy & Paste the link to your browser.
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WRAPPING - Your items come carefully packaged in a Back Bay Pottery Signature gift box & a pretty string. Ready for gift giving to yourself or someone you love.
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>>> HOW CERAMICS ARE MADE <<<

1. CLAY BODY IS FORMED
A potter can form his product in many ways. Two main ways are wheel throwing or hand building.
2. DRYING – 7-10 days. Clay must be left to completely dry before going into the kiln. If there is moisture left in the clay it may explode in the kiln. The clay shrinks as it dries.
3. SANDING – final finishing touches before firing
4. BISQUE FIRING- 24 hours. Ceramic pottery pieces are put in the kiln for the 1st firing. This is when the clay is turned into a stone. The kiln takes between 6-8 hours to reach about 1900 degrees. It takes about 12 hours to cool.
5. GLAZING – Glaze can be applied in many ways, poured on, sponged on, painted on, dipped, and sprayed.
6. FIRING- 24 hours. The pottery pieces go in the kiln for their last firing. This time the kiln temperature reaches about 2200 degrees. The glaze turns into a glass like coating and becomes one with the ceramic piece.
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>>> COPYRIGHT NOTICE <<<
All designs, creative content, descriptions and images are © copyright 2011-2013 by Back Bay Pottery - Christine Silbaugh - either registered or unregistered. Violation of this copyright may subject the violator to civil and/or criminal prosecution. All rights reserved.

Aqua Stoneware Mug - Ceramic Coffee Cup in Aqua Mist OOAK - French Country Dinnerware - Ready to Ship

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: clay, glaze, slip, slip trailing, ceramic, stoneware, recycled clay, love
  • Feedback: 970 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
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