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Crafts at home

Crafts at home

The molds are much better, the designs are more creative, products are getting better and we have more variety. Creative emphasis is stronger. Glazes, underglazes and overglazes are coming back into focus and the new unleaded glazes. The ceramist person needs to be encouraged to learn how to use them correctly and to capitalize on the many techniques available. We, as shop owners, need to constantly promote change. There is something for everyone.
To keep on doing what we have been doing: to be a better person tomorrow, greet each day with joy and greet each customer with a smile.

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CHRISTMAS IS COMING

CHRISTMAS IS COMING

Porcelain is a demanding medium. It takes a tough kiln to fire beautiful dolls. A kiln that can fire porcelain can easily fire ceramics.
Doll makers expect a lot from their kilns, because they put so much of themselves into a doll.
Donna RuBert, doll sculptress, has made all her dolls in Paragon kilns. She and other doll makers depend on the even heat distribution of Paragon kilns. Porcelain’s narrow temperature range demands it.

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