Saggars and Ebba


We spent the day with Ebba putting things in saggars. Mostly paperclay, with salt and copper sulphate and sawdust and wrapped copper wireAnd .

Dried and unfired paperclay:

When I say saggar, I mean olive tin:

or kitchen foil:

We ran the forge for 15 minutes on a low flame:


The green was mostly water soluble, and sadly went away while washing off the smoke. I think it's copper chloride.

Ebba's rings:

And bracket-fungus

And a very sweet little hand-built porcelain cup

Donna's beads:

Assorted prostheses in copper and iron:

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