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AMACO V349 - Cactus £7.20
AMACO Velvet underglazes if left unglazed they have the appearance of velvet. They will intensify in colour when covered with a Clear Transparent or Gloss glaze.
The Velvets are very rich colours and can be used for an all over coverage. They fire true to colour when applied from the jar and may be intermixed to create a palette of hundreds of colours.
Cactus is a cool light green underglaze that retains color from cone 05 up to cone 6 with minimal darkening. Above cone 6 the color becomes slightly bluer. Clear glaze brightens the color. Cactus underglaze can be used with zinc or non-zinc glazes without color shift.
The colours may be brushed on greenware which is to be bisque fired before applying a covering glaze or on bisqueware, then a covering glaze applied. For opaque coverage by brushing, the consistency of the colour in the jar is correct.
Velvets have a wide firing range 1040°C - 1220°C, they are also Lead Free.