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Terra sigillata or terra sig, which literally translates to “sealed earth,” is a special type of decorative slip made from fine clay minerals. We sell quarts of it from New Mexico Clay in a White and Red. Continue reading
Terra sigillata or terra sig, which literally translates to “sealed earth,” is a special type of decorative slip made from fine clay minerals. We sell quarts of it from New Mexico Clay in a White and Red. Continue reading →
‘Tis the season to shop! There are so many holiday markets to buy local, handcrafted items we hope you are getting out there. Here’s a list of our favorites!
One of the great things about working with clay is that there are 400 billion different ways to decorate/finish your pots. Totally cool but also overwhelming. Ingrid, Stone Leaf owner & founder is a huge fan of underglaze. Continue reading →
If you attended NCECA in Pittsburgh back in March, you may have stopped by the amacobrent booth. And while there, you may have gotten a sneak peak at the NEW Potter’s Choice glazes Amaco has in production to bring to us. Lemme just tell you (wink, wink) we are beyond excited!! Continue reading →
One of the tenants I know to be true about the pottery world is that it is full of creative people, most of whom have another love in their lives beyond clay. Our community are potters as well as photographers, knitters, singers, painters, athletes, travelers, and film makers.
One of our favorite things to do is go out and shop at the spring pottery sales in the Denver Metro area. Here’s a chronological listing of the sales we know about.
It’s back to school for the kidlets and time for Mom & Dad to learn something new too, playing in the clay at Stone Leaf Pottery during one of our 5 weekly pottery class times. Pottery classes at Stone Leaf are taught Sunday Mornings from 10 to 12:30, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9 pm, and Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 3:30.
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.
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?”