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sing hi, sing low--and don't wash the dishes...

updated tue 19 nov 02


Lily Krakowski on mon 18 nov 02

Am a bit eggstatic from a wonderful weekend, and being on a high protein

HOWEVER. Ababi's reported experience with the fading yoghurt bowl is a
dandy reminder that UNLESS ONE KNOWS FOR SURE a good new pot does not go
into the dishwasher. There is a real reason why pottery often is marked
"dishwasher safe."

Which brings me to the pottery that might be fired hire and then refired
with low fired underglaze or whatever..... Before I would go that route I'd
do a couple of samples and see how it all comes out in the wash. If the
objects are functional then subject them to the tortures they will encounter
in real life: dishwasher, hand dishwashing, dusting with treated or damp
cloths; cloths with a bit of ammonia or vinegar in them, and so on.
Our customers, some of them, have ambitious cleaning people, particularly in
offices, or themselves do things like dust and clean....

Lili Krakowski
P.O. Box #1
Constableville, N.Y.
(315) 942-5916/ 397-2389

Be of good courage....