[Clayart] Lizella clay

Lee Taylor via Clayart clayart at lists.clayartworld.com
Tue Aug 12 08:49:47 EDT 2014

I have done a number of tests incorporating Lizella Clay and find it to be great ingredient in a stoneware body for wood firing.  If you are interested in talking about my tests, I'd be glad to share my observations.  I'd also be glad to send a box to you for just the cost of shipping.  I lived in Lizella, Georgia when I went to college at Mercer (great ceramics experience under Roger Jamison!).

I believe the large variation in particle sizes and the high iron content add a lot of character to the clay.  Though I have not seen a chemical analysis, I expect it is rather high in silica.  I had some dunting problems early in the process.

Let me know if you want me to do this.

Lee Taylor
Buffalo Creek Pottery
401 Lime Kiln Road
Lexington, VA  24450
lee at spencerandtaylor.com

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