Yes. Casseroles and baking dishes may be safely used in the oven. Food should be evenly distributed, touching all interior surfaces of the pot for even heating.
Yes, pottery is safe in the microwave. Food should be evenly distributed, touching all interior surfaces of the pot for even heating.
Yes. The glazes will neither run nor fade.
Teapots should be pre-heated with hot tap water before filling the pot with boiling water. Avoid extreme temperature changes. Never plunge a hot vessel into cold water.
Yes. All glazes have been tested and are safe for all food use. There is no lead in the glazes.
I fire it to Orton cone 10 - that's 2340 degrees Fahrenheit - 1282 degrees Celsius.
Stoneware pottery is hard and strong. The clay body and glaze combine as one (vitrify) at very high temperature. Stoneware lends itself both to functional pottery that looks wonderful and lasts forever but also to unique and delightful designs. Some of Terry's stoneware can be seen in the Galleries on this website.
Slip is a suspension of clay particles in water.
It is used in decoration, adding texture and and in joining.