brown clay

brown clay

[¦brau̇n ¦klā]
(geology)
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Pottery made from white clay was of finer quality and had more shine as compared to pottery made from brown clay, one potter told this scribe.
I started off my day with a 45-minute Moroccan hammam which is said to eliminate dirt and toxins from the body during a scrub with a Kessa glove (a type of loofah) followed by a revitalising bath with reddish brown clay called Rhassoul, or black soap, that leaves skin silky smooth.
Shechet worked with clay, plaster and other materials before focusing in more depth on ceramics about seven years ago using 'ordinary' regular medium-fire brown clay, which she still uses.
But the most amazing is a display case with about a dozen brown clay pieces that look like malted milk balls.
On the inside, Modern is available with a unique trim material, an open-poured wood that resembles brown clay through which channels have been raked.
Where Olowska generally uses found tiles, which she then paints or spray-paints with abstract and figurative designs, Crowner fires her pieces herself, using white or brown clay, and leaves them completely unadorned.
The shapeless brown clay is placed on the wheel and moistened with water.
The soil is a rich red brown clay loam of volcanic origin, interspersed with quartz stone, giving excellent drainage.
At first, they employed a local brown clay for the body called 'tocky' but by 1901 had changed to a white stoneware, which is what all four pieces shown here are made of.
Soon the chickens peck, peck, peck at the hard brown clay, scrapping for their breakfast.