Anagama results

The moment of opening the Anagama kiln was pretty exciting. The results were very good and temperature had been fairly even throughout the kiln. Some of my glaze tests were a bit rough and hadn’t melted even though we were over 1300 C at one point, will try different reduction cycle strategy next time. Stoneware works much better in this kind of firing as the ash is more pronounced on this clay body whereas porcelain stays fairly white.

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Main chamber of the Anagama kiln at studio Cepļi.
Opening the second chamber.
Opening the second chamber.
The secret chamber (third).
The secret chamber (third).
Some of the finished work. Mainly by Ingrīda Žagata.
Some of the finished work. On the top mainly by Ingrīda Žagata, my little tests on the right side bench.
My various glaze tests on tea cups.
My various glaze tests on tea cups.
Anagama Team! Photo by Krišs Ozoliņš.
Anagama Team! Photo by Krists Ozoliņš.
Stoneware teapot with willow handle and cups. Glazed inside, outside with natural ash from Anagama kiln.
Stoneware teapot with willow handle and cups. Glazed inside, outside with natural ash from Anagama kiln.
Shino, Chun, Celadon an other reduction glaze tests.
Shino, Chun, Celadon an other reduction glaze tests.
Stoneware jugs. Glazed inside, outside with natural ash from Anagama.
Stoneware jugs. Glazed inside, outside with natural ash from Anagama.
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