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« on: February 21, 2012 03:16:57 PM »

I made a trinket box for Samsara in the most recent Winter Hippy swap.  One of the themes she mentioned she likes are lotus blossoms, so I went with that.  The reddish brown is done with iron oxide with no overglaze.  The blue glaze is called Floating Blue.  I like the contrast.



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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012 03:47:28 PM »

What a beautiful box and you have some stunning glazes.
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2012 04:45:29 PM »

Very beautiful box!  Great work MissingWillow!
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2012 07:49:34 PM »

so pretty...the floating blue is gorgeous and really sets off the lid!
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2012 08:07:53 PM »

Very nice! I love Floating Blue, it was one of my favorite glazes when I took Ceramics in college.  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012 06:02:13 AM »

It's beautiful, I love it!!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2012 03:45:56 AM »

Great work! I love the contrast too I also really like your lettering on the top there : )
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« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2012 09:08:21 AM »

How did I miss this? Really nice! I like the contrast with the iron oxide and floating blue. I like the shape of the box, too. Pretty!
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« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2012 02:53:52 PM »

That's fabulous! Can you tell me how the lid stays on the box? Did you put oblong pieces of clay to keep it on?

I always have problems with that.
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« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2012 03:58:00 AM »

Thanks Hippie9. I rolled out a coil of clay then attached it in a rectangular shape to the underside of the lid, just inside where the lid sits on the box.  I hope that makes sense! 
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