Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi


ca: TALC


Talcum powder usually defines a white toilet powder, but an industrial one exists, also white, unscented and heavier. It is made out of French chalk and used to mark designs on to dark ware and dark colors and when fired burns away. It is also useful for dusting inside molds, this helps to make separating the clay from the mold easier. Read more about: Marking bag