Shinju is a beautiful multi-coloured raku glaze ranging from a tawny/cream/sangria mottle to a metallic copper color, often going through various iridescent purple/blue/green combinations.  It is definitely a favourite of mine and a crowd pleaser.  It does have a fairly low melting point compared to other Raku glazes, so I suggest applying it to the top two-thirds of a piece only and feathering the application toward the bottom of the piece.

A bit of non-ceramic trivia, Shinju means double suicide in Japanese.  You can read more about that at this wikipedia link

Laguna R-27 Shinju 5# bag Regular Price: $19.00

Bracker’s Glaze of the Month Price: $15.00

 

 

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