Mason Stains

Mason stains can be used in a wide variety of ways. They can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze.

Mason stains react differently under different circumstances. Some of the variables that can alter your results include the chemical composition of the clay body and glaze that you use, the firing temperatures, the kiln atmosphere and the concentration of stain that you use. You will need to experiment a bit with your particular applications.

Note that a few of the stains (chrome-tin pinks), when used with a glaze, require the glaze to be zincless and also to have a whiting concentration of 12% -15%. Those particular stains are noted in the catalog and most of the stains that we offer do not have this requirement.

Products that are marked as body stains are specifically recommended as such by the Mason Chemical Company. Other stains may also work for this purpose. When using porcelain slip, try using two level tablespoons of stain in each quart of slip. In porcelain clay, put one level teaspoon of stain in with each 100 grams of wet clay. In each case add a very small of water to the stain in order to produce a slurry before mixing it with the clay/slip. This allows for a more thorough and even mix. The proportion of stain can be increased or decreased in order to alter the intensity of the color. Available in 1/4 lb., 1 lb. or 5 lb. quantities.

Looking for a discontinued Mason Stain?
Mason Color Works provides conversion information for their discontinued stains. If you are looking for a color that is no longer available; you could use their Discontinued Mason Stains Conversion table to make your own.

 
Mason Stain 6000 Shell Pink
Cr Sn
6000
Shell Pink
Mason Stain 6001 Alpine Rose
Cr Sn
6001
Alpine Rose*
Mason Stain 6003 Crimson
Cr Sn
6003
Crimson
Mason Stain 6006 Deep Crimson
Cr Sn
6006
Deep Crimson*
Mason Stain 6032 Coral
Fe Si Zr
6032
Coral
Mason Stain 6069 Fe Zr Coral
 
6069
Fe Zr Coral**
 
Mason Stain 6020 Pink
Mn Al
6020
Pink**
Mason Stain 6464 Zirconium
Zr V
6464
Zirconium**
Mason Stain 6404 Vanadium
Sn V
6404
Vanadium**
Mason Stain 6410 Canary
Pr Si Zr
6410
Canary
Mason Stain 6450 Praseodymium
Pr Zr Si
6450
Praseodymium
Mason Stain 6471 Old Gold
Al Cr Fe Sn V Zn
6471
Old Gold**
 
Mason Stain 6479 Sunshine
Cd Si Zr Se
6479
Sunshine
Mason Stain 6485 Titanium
Cr Ti Sb
6485
Titanium**
Mason Stain 6121 Saturn Orange
Cr Fe Zn Al
6121
Saturn Orange
Mason Stain 6129 Golden Ambrosia
Cr Fe Zn Al
6129
Golden Ambrosia
Mason Stain 6103 Golden
Cr Fe Zn Al
6103
Golden
Mason Stain 6131 Titanium Iron
Ti Fe
6131
Titanium Iron**
 
Mason Stain 6111 Spice Brown
Fe Sn Zn
6111
Spice Brown
Mason Stain 6149 Iron Silicate
Fe Si
6149
Iron Silicate
Mason Stain 6113 Claret
Cr Fe Zn
6113
Claret
Mason Stain 6153 Seal Brown
Cr Fe Zn Mn
6153
Seal Brown
Mason Stain 6100 Woodland
Al Cr Fe Si Zn
6100
Woodland
 
 
Mason Stain 6101 Chestnut
Cr Fe Mn V
6101
Chestnut
Mason Stain 6107 Dark Golden
Al Cr Fe Zn
6107
Dark Golden
Mason Stain 6108 Walnut
Cr Fe Mn Zn
6108
Walnut
Mason Stain 6109 Deep Brown
Al Cr Fe Zn
6109
Deep Brown
Mason Stain 6126 Hazelnut
Cr Fe Zn Al
6126
Hazelnut
Mason Stain 6160 Dark Chocolate
Al Cr Fe Mn Zn
6160
Dark Chocolate
 
Mason Stain 6190 Deep Brown
Cr Fe Mn
6190
Deep Brown
Mason Stain 6236 Chartreuse
Zr V Sn
6236
Chartreuse**
Mason Stain 6280 Avocado
Al Co Cr Fe
Si Ti V Zn Zr

6280
Avocado
Mason Stain 6263 Victoria
Cr Ca Si Zr
6263
Victoria*
Mason Stain 6242 Bermuda
Zr V Pr Si
6242
Bermuda
Mason Stain 6201 Celadon
Cr Co Zn Al Si
6201
Celadon**
 
Mason Stain 6202 Florentine
Co Cr Si
6202
Florentine**
Mason Stain 6204 Victoria
Ca Cr Si Zr
6204
Victoria*
Mason Stain 6206 Grass Green
Ca Cr Si Zr
6206
Grass Green*
Mason Stain 6207 Celeste
Co Cr Si Zn
6207
Celeste**
Mason Stain 6219 French
Cr Co Zn Ca Si
6219
French**
 
 
Mason Stain 6255 Jade Green
Al Co Cr Si Zn
6255
Jade Green**
Mason Stain 6264 Victoria
Ca Cr Si Zr
6264
Victoria*
Mason Stain 6266 Peacock Green
Cr Co
6266
Peacock Green**
Mason Stain 6268 Sea Green
Co Cr Si Zn
6268
Sea Green**
Mason Stain 6274 Nickle Silicate
Ni Si
6274
Nickle Silicate**
Mason Stain 6213 Hemlock
Cr Co Mn Zn
6213
Hemlock**
 
Mason Stain 6254 Dark Teal Green
Cr Co Zn Al Si
6254
Dark Teal Green**
Mason Stain 6223 Ivy
Cr Al Si
6223
Ivy
Mason Stain 6200 Evergreen
Cr Co Si
6200
Evergreen
Mason Stain 6364 Turquoise
Si V Zr
6364
Turquoise**
Mason Stain 6374 Dark Turquoise
Si V Zr
6374
Dk. Turquoise**
Mason Stain 6376 Robin's Egg
Si V Zr
6376
Robin's Egg**
 
  Mason Stain 6360 Blue Willow
Al Co Cr Si Sn
6360
Blue Willow
Mason Stain 6363 Sky Blue
Co Al Si
6363
Sky Blue**
Mason Stain 6368 Copen Blue
Al Co Si Zn
6368
Copen Blue**
Mason Stain 6300 Mazerine
Co Si Zn
6300
Mazerine
Mason Stain 6306 Vivid Blue
Al Co Si Zn
6306
Vivid Blue**
 
Mason Stain 6310 Wedgewood
Co Al Si
6310
Wedgewood**
Mason Stain 6315 Zirconium Vanadium 

Blue
Si V Zr
6315
Zr V Blue**
Mason Stain 6320 Delft
Al Co Si Sn Zn
6320
Delft**
Mason Stain 6338 Cobalt Meta-

Silicate
 
6338
Co Meta-Silicate**
Mason Stain 6339 Royal Blue
Al Co Zn
6339
Royal Blue**
Mason Stain 6308 Delphinium
Al Co Sn
6308
Delphinium**
 
  Mason Stain 6383 Cobalt Aluminate
Al Co
6383
Co Aluminate**
Mason Stain 6388 Mazerine
Co Si
6388
Mazerine**
Mason Stain 6313 Medium Blue
Co Si Zn
6313
Medium Blue**
Mason Stain 6305 Teal
Cr Co Al Si Zn
6305
Teal**
 
 
  Mason Stain 6371 Dark Teal
Cr Co Al
6371
Dark Teal**
Mason Stain 6319 Lavender
Mn Al Co Si Zn
6319
Lavender**
Mason Stain 6304 Violet Chrome Tin
Al Co Cr Si Sn Zn Zr
6304
Violet Chrome
Tin
Mason Stain 6385 Pansy Purple
Cr Sn Co Ca Si
6385
Pansy Purple*
Mason Stain 6381 Blackberry Wine
Cr Sn Co Si Fe Ni
6381
Blackberry Wine*
 
Mason Stain 6700 White
Zr Al Si
6700
White
Mason Stain 6768 Tin White
Al Si Sn
6768
Tin White
Mason Stain 6790 White for Matting
Si Zr
6790
White for Matting
Mason Stain 6612 Onyx Black
Cr Fe Co Ni
6612
Onyx Black**
Mason Stain 6600 Best Black
Cr Fe Co Ni
6600
Best Black**
 
 
Mason Stain 6650 Black (Cobalt 

Free)
Cr Fe
6650
Black (Cobalt Free)
Mason Stain 6657 Black
Co Cr Fe
6657
Black
Mason Stain 6666 Black (Cobalt 

Free)
Cr Fe Mn
6666
Black (Cobalt Free)
Mason Stain 6503 Taupe
Cr Fe Al Si Zr
6503
Taupe
Mason Stain 6500 Sage
Cr Co Ni Si
6500
Sage**
Mason Stain 6591 Gun Metal
Co Ni Zr
6591
Gun Metal
 
Mason Stain 6027 Tangerine
Cd Se
6027
Tangerine***
Mason Stain 6028 Orange
Cd Si Zr Se
6028
Orange***
Mason Stain 6030 Mango
Cd Si Zr Se
6030
Mango***
Mason Stain 6021 Dark Red
Cd Si Zr Se
6021
Dark Red***
Mason Stain 6026 Lobster
Cd Se
6026
Lobster***
Mason Stain 6025 Coral Red
Cd Se
6025
Coral Red***
 
Mason Stain 6088 Dark Red
Cd Si Zr Se
6088
Dark Red***
Mason Stain 6097 Dark Red
Cd Si Zr Se
6097
Dark Red***
       


  *Note: Glaze must be zincless and have a whiting content of 12%- 15%.
 **Note: Can be used as body stain in porcelain slip at high temperatures.
***Note: Contains ingredients that are encapsulated: organic material has been burnt out to retain color intensity.
Add 3% zirconium opacifier for intense color.


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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Sn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Sn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Sn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Sn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Mn Al
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cd Si Zr Se
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Encapsulated. Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Fe Si Zr
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Fe Si Zr
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Encapsulated. Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cd Se Si Zr
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Encapsulated. Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cd Se Si Zr
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Al Cr Fe Si Zn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Al Cr Fe Zn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Fe Zn Al
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Sn V Zr
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Fe Mn Zn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Fe Zn
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Fe Zn Al
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Fe Zn Al
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Fe Zn Al
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Ti Fe
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Fe Si
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Can be used to color clay bodies, slips, or glazes. They can be mixed with water or with frits and brushed onto pottery forms, either over or under a glaze. Contains: Cr Fe Zn Mn
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