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kaki

Posted On December 8, 2008 0 Comments
High-fired Japanese saturated iron glaze usually containing at least 10% (of dry-batch weight) iron oxide, which produces iridescent microcrystalline rust red. See tessha. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

jug finger; potter’s finger

Posted On December 8, 2008 0 Comments
A long wooden tool with a knob on the end, often covered with chamois, which is inserted in a bottle or jug on the wheel after the top has been necked in and is used to broaden and refine the shape. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

jolleying; jiggering

Posted On December 8, 2008 0 Comments
A partially mechanized vessel-forming process on the potter’s wheel, where a pivoting arm (a jigger or jolley) with a mounted profile rib is brought down against a centered clay ball within or upon a wheel-mounted mold. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

jiggering; jolleying

Posted On December 8, 2008 0 Comments
A partially mechanized vessel-forming process on the potter’s wheel, where a pivoting arm (a jigger or jolley) with a mounted profile rib is brought down against a centered clay ball within or upon a wheel-mounted mold. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook

Jasper ware

Posted On December 8, 2008 0 Comments
Ware developed by Wedgwood in which colored stoneware is decorated with contrasting raised relief slip or clay imagery. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook