Red Clays

"Red earthenware clay. The potter's name for brown clay. When fired to about 1000°C (1832°F) these clays burn to a deep orange colour, sometimes called flowerpot red. The red colour is due to 5% to 8% of red iron oxide which is often heightened in its brightness as a red by the natural presence of some titanium oxide. The titanium oxide may only be a trace amount below 1% but it has an effect upon iron oxide during firing. Red clays vitrify below 1200°C (2192°F)."
-The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques

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$1.72

Substitute for the red high temperature lower plasticity material Newman's Red.
$1.75

A classic medium plastic fine bright red burning earthenware clay. A good base for throwing and casting low fire bodies.