Terracotta processing

Stage 1
Stage 1

Clay is dug from the ground and dried out on plastic sheets

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Stage 2
Stage 2

clay is slaked down with water, mixed, sieved several times and then spread out on canvas in the sun

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Stage 6
Stage 6

Pots just out of the kiln. Fired at 1050C, the natural iron oxide gives the clay its warm orange colour

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Stage 1
Stage 1

Clay is dug from the ground and dried out on plastic sheets

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