Ceramic - Pottery Dictionary

by Susan Mussi

TONGS - For glazing.

ca: PINCES - Per esmaltar.

es: PINZAS - Para esmaltar.

Tongs: are metal instruments used for picking up fired pieces and removing them from the kiln while still hot. They are also made with a much wider opening for holding large plates, pots, lids and other objects when dipping them into a glaze-base or color.
Raku tongs are specially made to be stronger, longer and more resistant to heat. Read more about: Raku tongs