New Stoneware Glaze from Mayco!

Hurray! Praise the glaze chemists at Mayco – they’ve just added fun and awesome and “I can’t wait to use them” new glazes to their Stoneware line!!

The Mayco Stoneware line has been on Stone Leaf’s shelves for a few years now, and we’d strongly recommend you give them a try. Check out the full line by clicking through here.

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Favorite Things: Blue Rutile

I can’t help it, I love glaze and I’ll admit… I have more than I should. I love pulling off the manufacturer’s seal, mixing it up, the smell, and the first dip of my brush into a new, clean jar. I eagerly await new emails from manufacturers for more, more, more new glazes they are manufacturing!

I *might* have a glaze problem. Might. BUT I’m not agreeing to anything…

 

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Favorite Things: Laguna’s WC 422, Whitestone

When choosing a clay body to purchase from Stone Leaf, if you ask us for help, we are *always* going to suggest to you that you give Laguna’s WC 422, Whitestone, a try. (If you are shopping for a Cone 5/6 clay.) This creamy white clay body is about 60% stoneware and about 40% porcelain, and is for us, the most perfect clay.

 

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What’s in a Celadon, anyway?

amaco celadon glaze

Over the last few years, as the glazes for Cone 5 and Cone 6 has expanded so much Amaco, Coyote, and Spectrum have introduced mid fire Celadon glaze lines. It made me start to wonder, “what exactly does it mean to be a celadon, anyway?”

 

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New Mexico Clay: Bringing the Sparkle

New Mexico Clay has some great clay options with additions of fiber, nylon, and mica for sparkly-ness and structure for attachments . Stone Leaf is happy to announce that we have them in our warehouse now.

 

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Product Specials: May 2015

I think we’ve had winter, spring, and fall the last week or so in here in Denver… a sure sign it’s truly spring time in the Rockies!

As the weather changes, we look forward to Mother’s Day and Springtime Pottery Sales. We’ve got a few listed on our website and if you have others with a studio you’re associated with, let us know. We’d love to come by and see what you’re making, and publish the information on our site in hopes of having more sales at your sale.

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Facebook’s Potters Choice Exchange

Do you Facebook? I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. It can be a rabbit hole of helpful and useless information. Pictures, status updates, news clips, funny animal vidoes…. and POTTERY. I love having casual relationships with potters all over the globe, and one of my favorite groups on Facebook is Amaco’s Potters Choice Exchange. Continue reading

NEW PRODUCTS: 10 New Mayco Stoneware Glazes

Yay!! We’ve been in love with Mayco’s Stoneware Glaze line since we started painting those colors onto our pints! It was with great excitement that we read Mayco’s introducing 10 new colors.

 

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