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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2701 Peacock Eyes

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2701 Peacock Eyes

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2701 Peacock Eyes

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2702 Northern Lights

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2702 Northern Lights

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2702 Northern Lights

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2703 Berryberry Pie

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2703 Berryberry Pie

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2703 Berryberry Pie

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2704 Plum Jelly

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2704 Plum Jelly

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2704 Plum Jelly

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2708 Oriental Carmel

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2708 Oriental Carmel

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2708 Oriental Carmel

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2709 Cappuccino Mint

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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This can be several rings in sequential order or in a zigzag pattern to produce the most pleasing effect.\u003c\/p\u003e \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eQ: Your label states that Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™are \"Food Safe\", yet you also include the statement \"May not be suitable for food surfaces due to surface characteristics\"?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e A: Food Safety is determined by standards established by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ASTM method C-738 and C-927-80 are \"leach tests\"; the tests involve measuring the chemical composition of an acidic food before exposure to a glazed surface and the chemical composition after a several days. If the levels of glaze materials found in the food are below the established limits, the glaze can be marketed as \"Food Safe.\"\u003c\/p\u003e \u003cp\u003eGlazes that create dimensional surfaces also create crevices and nooks that can trap food - even after washing. This food can develop bacterial growth and cause health issues. Our policy is to discourage the use of textural glazes on ware that is intended for food usage even though the glaze has met all food safety criteria.\u003c\/p\u003e \u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eQ: Can I mix leftover crystals into other glazes?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e A: Yes. Foundations Sheers would be a good choice as these glazes will allow the crystals to expand much like the base glaze of Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™.\u003c\/p\u003e \u003cp\u003eFor Product MSDS Sheets Click on \"Literature\" at the bottom of any page on our site.\u003c\/p\u003e \u003c\/body\u003e"}
Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2709 Cappuccino Mint

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2709 Cappuccino Mint

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2711 Tahiti Grape

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2711 Tahiti Grape

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2711 Tahiti Grape

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2712 Monsoon Seas

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2712 Monsoon Seas

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2712 Monsoon Seas

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2714 Herb Garden

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2714 Herb Garden

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2714 Herb Garden

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2715 Spotted Kiwi

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2715 Spotted Kiwi

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2715 Spotted Kiwi

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2716 Celestial Blue

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2716 Celestial Blue

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2716 Celestial Blue

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2718 Cosmic Black

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2718 Cosmic Black

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2718 Cosmic Black

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2723 Grape Divine

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2723 Grape Divine

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2723 Grape Divine

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2724 Lotus Blossom

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2724 Lotus Blossom

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2724 Lotus Blossom

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2725 Safari

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2725 Safari

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2725 Safari

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2726 Cheetah

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2726 Cheetah

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2726 Cheetah

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2727 Poppy Fields

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2727 Poppy Fields

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2727 Poppy Fields

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2729 Citrus Splash

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2729 Citrus Splash

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2729 Citrus Splash

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2731 Kaboom

Mayco Cone 06 S Crystalites Glazes

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Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2731 Kaboom

Mayco – Cone 06 - S-2731 Kaboom

$7.25

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Mayco's crystal glazes, Crystalites™ and Jungle Gems™, are non-toxic gloss glazes that contain glass frit crystals and specks that melt during the firing process. As these crystals "bloom" and spread they produce dramatic, colorful effects. Our crystal glazes feature a fluid base glaze which allows for greater crystal flow a...


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