Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Raku Ceramics

A couple of weeks ago, our Rotary Club had a Fundraiser at Andre and Nan's place in Bullet Tree, everybody could buy a clay pot and glaze it and then it got fired in a kiln ("Brennofen"). The technique originates in 16th century Japan, but has been modified. Find more on this Wikipedia website (Raku English, Raku German). We had a great time, lots of visitors and bystanders and made good money, which is urgently needed for our various Rotary projects. Here are my two pots:

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