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Neon / fluorescent / phosphorescent ingredients for ceramics Answered

Hi all,

Just wondering if anyone knows of any minerals, or products that will produce a visible fluoro colour in daylight, or phosphorescent in the dark.

I want to be able to either use these as glaze or as stain for clay slip.

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ddalleinne (author)2016-01-14

dunno if your still looking..but the chems u want are ...europium, yttrium, terbium , cerium,thuluim

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jarris (author)2014-07-02
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Triclaw (author)2014-06-29

they do exist but they contain uranium or other rare earth metals and have specific firing techniques , mason stains have some bright yellows reds and oranges that may be the easiest way to achive them but here are some links to true glow pottery

http://www.masoncolor.com/ceramic_stains.asp#8

http://saramist.com/pdf/Rossiter_JJA04.pdf

http://jossresearch.org/2011/02/13/joss-research-fluorescent-glaze-photographs-for-clay-times-magazine/

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