Although red is called the colour of activity it is remarkable that the ceramic industry must wait roughly 8000 years before a more general use and application of the so-called pillar box or signal red colour was possible.
All known previous and current means of producing red glazes are included. Elements as iron, copper, Cr/Sn stains and even uranium are all--or have been--used in the past. Recipes included.
If your hunger for knowledge of red glazes still isn't quenched, a literature list is included for your convenience.
The book contains full-colour pictures of many of the applications and colours of red glaze. Scientific tables and diagrams such as the CIE chromatic complete the picture.
The element with many-sided possibilities.
A wonderful red due to a ceramic conversion.
The noble red.
Red shades through calcination.
A purplish red.
Red results with a multi-colouring component
The radioactive red. ☢
A ceramic creation of real red colours.
I have personally worked with the author for many years in Ferro (Holland), before both of us moved on. Leen is an expert in, amongst others Cd/Se-glazes, and one of the main persons responsible for its development at that time. He is gained even more expertise whilst working at other major ceramic materials producing companies since then. Certainly recommended reading from a prominent expert in this subject.
Ben zeer benieuwd naar een, vast en zeker, doorwrocht boek over rode glazuren. Ik zal er zeker een paar bestellen.
Dear mr. Baay, Your “Red book” is quite good!!! In the last week a I layed on the bed with antibiotics and read-out it down-the-line. Especially Your preparation of the ancient blue copper glaze from “Glassmakers tablet” is very cool! Congratulation!!
I have worked with Leen at Johnson Matthey for a number of years. He is acknowledged as an expert in cadmium red glazes and much more. The industrial community have waited for a long time for a book of this nature with a strong scientific and industrial bias. This will become a firm favourite of ceramic engineers worldwide.
I have a good supply of paperback The Defiant Red books in a box. Click the order button to begin the process of my saying goodbye to one of them. The shipping charges are calculated based on the destination. I have learned to always ship registered. I will send you the tracking code as well.