Can I use beach sand in my clay or glazes?

For Flux Sake

Sep 7 2022 • 28 mins

On today’s episode of For Flux Sake the gang answers a listener question about how you might incorporate materials from your local beach into your ceramic studio. They also discuss the speed of firing in an electric kiln. Is slow better than fast? Tune in to find out and learn more on the first episode of season 2 of For Flux Sake. To see the supplemental info, we talked about in this episode, visit the blog at

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