Gourd Vase in Lily Pad Green Microcrystalline 6"h

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Gourd Vase in Lily Pad Green Microcrystalline 6"h

95.00

With an organic, from-the-Earth feel, this Gourd Vase fuses tradition with modernity. The curvature of the vase provides a lovely accent for the micro-crystal growth.
This Lily Pad Green Microcrystalline glaze is one of Ben’s newest developments with copper pigment that provides a nice array of green hues along the contour of the jar. The micro-crystals are formed inside the kiln during the cooling process. Due to the unique chemical properties during micro-crystal formation, no two crystals are alike. This glaze lends itself to creating completely individualized pieces.
Resembling lily pads on the surface of a lake or pond, this Lily Pad Green Microcrystalline Gourd Vase provides an alluring interest for its viewer. Measuring 6”h x 4” x 4”.
Please note: What appears to be white spots on the surface are reflections from photo lighting.

Ben Owen Pottery developed the Micro-Crystal Glaze series over several years, manipulating materials with the potential to create unique surfaces and patterns that can be seen in nature. Some outcomes resemble lichen on stone or mold growth on wood. Other Micro-Crystal Glazes render scenes similar to blue jellyfish floating in still blue waters, a view of a collection of cells through a microscope, or the majestic nebular formations telescopic images portray. To achieve this rare find, the kiln temperature is meticulously controlled as it rises AND as it falls, to encourage micro-crystal growth at specific temperatures and render this stunning final product. The glaze is applied by carefully airbrushing multiple layers of complementary glazes. The presence of titanium- and zinc-rich ingredients promotes crystal development, while various pigments tint the crystals. We hope you enjoy this one-of-a-kind glaze!

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