reduction firing

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What is reduction firing ?

reduction firing

A reduction firing is an incomplete burning where smoke and soot (the excess carbon) rob the clay body and glazes of part of their oxygen, thus changing their colour and texture. This is primarily a firing technique in pottery.

   

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