The real gold powder is just that, but there is only a tiny bit of it in this kit.
Does it say what material exactly the fake gold powder is?
futurebird wrote:maybe it'd be possible to make a repair piece out of the clay that I bought... I have some garish green clay it could be good...
Minute pores produced in the clay during the firing retain both heat and flavor. The low shrinkage rate of Yixing clay also allows the skillful potter to make a closely fitting lid that inhibits oxidation, thus heightening the teas flavor.
http://www.theclaystudio.org/see/exhibi ... eapots.php
Shrinkage rate is at least 23%, and failure rate is high at 40%. Because this clay is so hard to make, only relatively few pots exist in China, making it more sought after.
http://shop.amazing-green-tea.com/yixin ... -pot2.html
Comprehensive analysis of soil grains are Yixing clay teapots - Dan Yingyun maternal, Rather the characteristics of raw materials porcelain class, so a single kind of material has good plasticity That, the mud, high strength, drying shrinkage rate is small, for a variety of Provides a good modeling conditions.
http://liuyun.over-blog.com/article-sel ... 17312.html
futurebird wrote:I seem to be back to normal for today. I need to find some good gloves to work in.
futurebird wrote:I don't like the way it smells. And this is much more fun