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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Barb's birds and bees Part Three

There were some bee mugs in the last glaze kiln.  I think I like them a lot. Nobody else in the studio said they did.  But they feel just right for me.

They are simple squared off cylinders.  And inside is satin white, with some of the stoneware showing through.  The exterior glaze is matte black, then dipped into the same white over the black on the rim, which gives the dripped down effect.  It also makes a really smooth rim for one's lips to drink from.

I seldom make 6 of anything, usually it's 5 because one just doesn't make it.  So this is rare for me!
And I'm thinking of keeping 2 for myself.  I already christened one with my morning coffee!


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    1. Thanks for stopping by this morning, before the sun was up!

  2. Very nice indeed! I like the contrast of the bees with the glaze.

    1. Thanks, the more I look at the bee with the foggy white glaze over its head, the more I know how bees are flying in spite of all they are up against! Go Bees!

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    1. Thanks so much, Marsha. Glad to see your comment here!

  4. that matt black is a super glaze with your bees, congrats on the group of six

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    1. Thanks, Vicki! Good to hear from you (again!)You never make me feel keep on commenting.

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    1. Thanks my Brevard-neighbor. Always glad to hear from you!

  7. They are wonderful! Agree, that if you like them that much you should keep at LEAST one for yourself.


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