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naked raku help

updated wed 5 nov 08


Allyson May on tue 4 nov 08

Hey Larry,

Naked raku works are not suitable for food, drink or as containers for =
any liquid. They remain porous due to the fact that they are not fired =
to vitrification and there is no glaze to seal the clay. Regular raku =
works are not suitable for food or drink for the same reason. Raku =
glazes are saturated with metals and are usually unstable (will leach =
cobalt, copper... into food or drink).

Allyson May