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Interactions between Clay Bodies and Lead Glazes
A set of laboratory experiments has been developed to determine the nature and importance of the interaction between clay bodies and lead glazes during firing following different thermal pathsExpand
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Lead glazes in antiquity - Methods of production and reasons for use
Transparent high lead and tin-opacified lead-alkali glazes have been extensively used throughout Europe and the Near East from their first appearance in the Roman era and the tenth- toExpand
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Chemical and Textural Characterization of Tin Glazes in Islamic Ceramics from Eastern Spain
Several productions of Islamic tin glazed pottery from eastern Spain have been studied under the chemical and microstructural points of view by means of WDS, SEM/EDX, XRD and XRF analyses. Samples ofExpand
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The colours of Ca-rich ceramic pastes: origin and characterization
The colour changes found in the wall thickness of archaeological calcareous ceramics are analysed. The main colour change from creamy to reddish is due to the incorporation of Fe3+ in several calciumExpand
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Early Islamic lustre from Egypt, Syria and Iran (10th to 13th century AD)
This paper presents a study of a representative selection of lustre ceramics dating from the last quarter of the 10th century AD to the second half of the 13th century AD from Egypt, Syria and Iran.Expand
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Crystal size distributions of induced calcium carbonate crystals in polyaspartic acid and Mytilus edulis acidic organic proteins aqueous solutions
Abstract Different concentrations of soluble matrix extracts from Mytilus edulis and polyaspartic acid were mixed with CaCl 2 aqueous solutions to produce CaCO 3 crystallizations under controlledExpand
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Ceramic technology. How to characterise ceramic glazes
Glazes add value to ceramic, improve its appearance (colour and shine) and make it waterproof. Through the choice of colours and designs, glazes made ceramics fashionable, even luxurious, andExpand
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Lead-glazed pottery from the medieval workshop of Les Olleries Majors (Paterna, Spain) has been studied by Mossbauer spectroscopy, X-ray difraction, X-ray Jluorescence and optical spectroscopy.Expand
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Manganese brown decorations in 10th to 18th century Spanish tin glazed ceramics
Abstract In this study we will show the differences in the technology of production of the manganese decorated glazes from early black and green Caliphal pottery (10–11th century AD) from Murcia;Expand
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The growth of sanidine crystals in the lead of glazes of Hispano-Moresque pottery
Abstract The nature and the formation of minute sanidine crystals which appear in the sine of the glaze of some Hispano-Moresque pottery from a 14th century A.D. medieval workshop at the Testar delExpand
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