Our palm sized glaze sample dishes are approximately 3.5 inch diameter by 1 inch deep with spiraled central pattern to promote the tonal range development of each glaze.
Glazes which are more fluid and transparent display a wider tonal range and glazes which are more matte and opaque display a more limited and muted tonal range. Carefully examining the range of examples will illustrated this point.
Stoneware & Porcelain – All of the glazes show in this photo are Stoneware based examples – with the exception of the last Satin Black glaze which is shown on Porcelain. Stoneware glaze results are characterized by warm tones and random iron speckling with Porcelain glazes displaying a cooler range of tones and silky smooth fleck free surface.
Order Glaze Samples – We encourage you to order these individual glaze sample dishes if you are uncertain as to which sink glaze will best meet your needs. Samples may be ordered at $14.50 each (refundable if returned) via our Online Store. A single shipping charge of $12.50 covers any number of samples.
Frequently – these small dishes are very beautiful. The small scale seems to intensify the effect of many glazes. The longer I work clay the more pleased I am with the simplest pieces.
I encourage you to order these small samples – you may enjoy them just as they are or if not you may return them at any time for a full & prompt refund. I enjoy getting them back – knowing that someone has found them useful and no longer needs them.