slip clay

slip clay

[′slip ‚klā]
(materials)
Clay containing a high percentage of fluxing impurities; easily fusible and used in clayware to produce a natural glaze.
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The team has also recently designed a machine, called Dipped, that lowers molds into slip clay to make pottery bowls quickly and easily, a rethinking of typical slip casting.
The name pete-sur-pete means literally paste on paste, and describes a technique that involves building up layer after layer of white slip clay to produce a unique cameo-effect decoration to ceramic objects such as vases, tiles and wall plaques.