Collection: Copper Penny

Copper Penny Glaze is influenced by the amount of iron in the clay as well as the formula of the glaze.  The range of color is dependent on the atmosphere of the firing in the kiln. During the early stages of a firing, at 1600° F, we purposely control the furnace to burn inefficiently creating carbon inside the kiln.  The reaction of carbon, over a period of several hours, with the iron in the clay will create warm tones in the glaze and iridescent or opalescent qualities to the surface.  The presence of wood ash coming in contact with the glaze accentuates the glaze with flashes of apple green and yellow tones to deeper brown shades on areas of the pot.  The name copper penny was chosen after many customers, over the years, commented that it looked like the surface of a penny.

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  • Carved Altered Bowl #2 in Copper Penny and Ash Glazes, 9.25"dia. (Bryan Pulliam)
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  • Carved Altered Bowl in Copper Penny and Ash Glazes, 9.5"dia. (Bryan Pulliam)
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  • Gourd Flower Vase in Bleached Copper Penny, 10"h (Ben Owen III)
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  • Gourd Flower Vase in Copper Penny, 9.75"h (Ben Owen III)
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  • Gourd Flower Vase in Copper Penny, 13.25"h (Ben Owen III)
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  • Gourd Flower Vase in Copper Penny, 12.75"h (Ben Owen III)
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  • Combed Globe Flower Vase in Copper Penny, 12"h (Ben Owen III)
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  • Square-Shouldered Melon Egg Vase in Ash and Yellow Matte Glazes, 14.5"h (Ben Owen III)
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  • Han Vase in Cobalt and Ash Glaze, 12.25"h (Ben Owen III)
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