Posted in dinnerware set, plate setters, plates, tagged ceramic dinnerware, ceramic lunch plate, ceramic plates, dinner plate, plate setters, porcelain plate settings, pottery by Lucy Fagella, small plate on January 22, 2013 |
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I recently had a question from potter Joel Cherrico asking me about the plate setters I use for dinnerware sets, (that I don’t actually like to make… sorry folks they are just too time consuming).
I think I got these setters from my favorite ceramic supplier, Sheffield Pottery. The plates are currently used daily in our kitchen.
For more on dinnerware sets see a post I wrote a couple of years ago on what a potter makes per hour. I gauged it on a dinnerware set. http://lucyfagellapottery.wordpress.com/2009/06/19/what-does-a-potter-make-per-hour-dinnerware-set-final-results/
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Posted in ceramic art, ceramics, dinnerware set, glazing pottery, pottery, work in process, tagged ceramic art, ceramic dinnerware, dinnerware, functional pottery on March 13, 2009 |
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Here are some images of the test plate results.
The first pictured is the beautiful, but troublesome white on white test plate. As I said in the last post, no crazing occurred until two weeks later and one time in the dishwasher. It was so soft looking and subtle… now all you see is crazing.
The second pictured is the dark, lustrous, trouble free oil spot glaze with a hint of waxy blush for a little lift. This has been through many dishwashings, and lots of use in the past month. It has clearly proven itself as the winner of the dinner plate contest for our kitchen.
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