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Scarva Nano Colours NPC031 Jet Black Parian Casting Slip From £14.81
Firing: 1220 - 1240°C
Introducing our new range of Nano Parian Coloured casting slips. Parian is derived from Paros the Aegean Island famous for its beautiful white marble widely used for sculpture by the classical Greeks. Parian ware became very popular in the mid-nineteenth century and was manufactured by many notable Stoke-on-Trent potteries. Parian is a self-glazing body, extremely translucent and ideally suited for casting to produce figurines, dolls and light forms etc. We have used our range of Nano Colours to create this beautiful range of over 30 vivid coloured Parian casting slips.
There are 2 reviews with an average rating of 5.00
Anonymous from United Kingdom06 August 2019 16:43
The slip sets in 10 mins, removable from the mould after 1 hour and will hold its form well. Once fired to stoneware temp the result is great, dishwasher safe and with it being self finishing if you burnish before firing the results are comparable to actual Whitby jet even without a glaze. If firing to the top end of the range (1240) you need to cast slightly thicker (15min casting time) to prevent warping.
Jill from United KingdomOwner02 October 2017 19:27
The black parian is just beautiful once fired. I can not recommend it enough.
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