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|What is the process for firing Copper clay with Dichroic glass?
The original copper clay (Copprclay or Hadar's clay) that needs to be fired in carbon can't really
be combined with glass in one firing. The glass would pick up the carbon
during firing . You could design something that allowed you to connect
the glass element after the initial firing, like a traditional prong
There are several reasons why Art Clay Copper Clay
or Hadar's Quick Fire Copper Clay won't work with glass. It needs to be
fired at a high temperature so the glass would probably liquify too
much. Also the Art Clay Copper works best if you put it in a hot kiln
so this would crack the glass due to thermal shock. After firing, it has to
be dropped into cold water, another reason why it can't be used with
Question courtesy of Susan Potter
|Article ID: 10085
||Article Created: 02-18-2010 14:55 PM|