A medium-coarse textured, reddish clay. It is similar to Rod’s Bod in throwing qualities, but fires to a darker brown colour and has the same iron speckling. Death Valley Red is a good clay for small to medium pottery.
Oxidation (First Image), Reduction (Second Image).
Wet Color: Red
Firing Colour: Oxidation: Orange/Brown - Reduction: Dark Brown
Texture: Medium Coarse
Penetrometer Target: 7
Avg. Shrinkage 2±% 12.5%
Avg. Water Absorption 1±% 0.8%
COE x 10-6: 4.9
Weight: 25LB (11.35kg) Bag
Laguna Clay is "Potter's Choice" in the USA and is growing in popularity here in Australia. Due to the lead times involved, product is available to pre-order from the USA. If stock is currently showing as unavailable, email Ceramicraft with your requirements to ensure supply for your next project.