Glaze Recipes

Maru's signature glazes are a delicate balance of ingredients.

Matte Finish Glazes - Series A

A1:  [35% China stone]  [40% Sudajii leaf ash]  [20% Sudajii branch ash]  [5% kaolin]

A2:  [55% China stone]  [40% camellia ash]  [5% kaolin]

A3:  [50% China stone]  [40% mandarin orange branch ash]  [10% kaolin]

A4:  [60% feldspar]  [40% Japanese plum tree ash]

A5:  [60% feldspar]  [40% misc. branch and leaf ash]

A6:  [40% feldspar]  [60% Sudajii leaf ash]

 

Glassy Finish Glaze - Series V

V1:  [35% China stone]  [65% Sudajii branch ash]

V2:  [35% China stone]  [65% mandarin ogange leaf ash]

 

White Glaze - Series W

W1:  [60% feldspar]  [30% Sudajii leaf ash]  [10% Sudajii branch ash]

W2:  [60% feldspar]  [40% Sudajii leaf ash]

W3:  [40% feldspar]  [36% reed ash]  [24% mandarin orange branch ash]

W4:  [40% feldspar]  [10% gairome clay]  [40% Japanese pampas grass ash]                        [10% misc. tree ash] 

 

Yellow Glaze - Series Y

Y1:  [20% China stone]  [25% Oiso soil]  [10% gairome soil]  [8% Chinese yellow soil]             [37% misc. tree ash]

Y2:  [30% China stone]  [70% pine ash]

 

Black Glaze - Series B

B1:  [12% feldspar]  [80% Oiso soil]  [8% misc. tree ash]

B2:  [5% feldspar]  [80% Oiso soil]  [7.5% mandarin orange tree ash]                                                 [7.5% Sudajii leaf ash]  +  [1% cobalt]

B3:  [5% feldspar]  [80% Oiso clay]  [15% mandarin orange tree ash]  +  [1% cobalt] 

 

NOTES:

These recipes will result in approximate colors and finishes.  Each individual ash has a unique chemistry, and ash from the same source will vary by batch.  This is why Maru's glaze research and development is never ending . . .

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