By Monona Rossol Part two of a three-part series on barium from the January 1996 issue of Clay Times I’m old enough to remember that the tests for leaching of barium in the ’70s and ’80s were done primarily to settle an argument. Some potters insisted that high fired glazes don’t leach. Since barium was a common toxic flux for […]
Having fallen in love with both clay and journalism during her senior year in college, Polly woke up one morning a dozen years later with the idea to start a pottery magazine. In print publication from 1995-2018, Clay Times Magazine is still available through paid online access, with most of the more than 100 original print issues also offered via mail order.