Low-Fire Glazes

Which Low-Fire Glaze is Right for You?

We offer many different product lines, each with unique performance properties. To assist new users in selecting an appropriate product, we have provided this overview. The following glazes are intended for use at low fire, cone 06/05.

  • Underglaze-based textural glaze that contains tiny crystals
  • Crystals provide jewel-like spots on the matte surface of the glaze
  • Fires to cone 06/05
Astro Gem™
  • The “cracked” effect has traditionally been used to create a vintage or antique appeal
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Classic Crackles™
  • Creates a textured “cobbled” surface when fired
  • The underlying glaze will appear in the cracks
  • White Cobblestone can be color tinted
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Cobblestone
  • Clay based and heavily pigmented
  • Metal writer tip allows for ultimate control to draw ultra-fine lines, typography and intricate illustrations
  • Fires matte without clear glaze
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Designer Liner
  • Inspired by aspects of nature to simulate the look of mid-range glazes but in a low fire firing
  • Use for all over coverage or in design
  • Palette features gloss and matte finishes
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Elements™ and Elements™ Chunkies
  • Available in gloss (opaque), translucent (sheer) or matte finishes
  • Use for all over coverage or in design
  • Intermixable for custom colors
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Foundations®
  • Use for all over coverage or design work
  • Fires matte without clear glaze
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Fundamentals® Underglaze
  • Contains small pieces of glass that melt during the kiln fire, leaving a fun splash of color
  • Use for all over coverage or in design
  • Glossy finish when fired
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Jungle Gems™ Crystal Glazes
  • Clear glaze forms an impervious barrier that protects against liquids, dirt and abrasion
  • Mayco offers three clear dipping and brushing glazes: NT-BR, S-2101, C-300
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Low Fire Clear Glaze- Brushing
  • Clear glaze forms an impervious barrier that protects against liquids, dirt and abrasion
  • Mayco offers two clear dipping and brushing glazes: NT-CLR and S-2000
  • Fires from cone 06/05
Low Fire Clear Glaze- Dipping
  • Moving, flowing glazes, commonly used under or over other glazes to create reactions and movement
  • Simulate effects of higher fire glazes at low fire
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Pottery Cascades
  • Designed to develop beautiful metallic lusters and crackle patterns when fired according to raku firing processes
Raku
  • Dimensional glaze that creates a white, textured surface
  • Perfect for creating designs and dimensional scenes
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Snowfall
  • Functions as a high-gloss clear glaze with the added surprise of specks
  • Used for all over coverage or in design with Stroke & Coat, Foundations, Fundamentals, and other Mayco glazes
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Speckta-Clear
  • Translucent with one coat; opaque with 2-3 coats. Fires to a glossy finish
  • Intermixable for custom colors
  • Use for all-over coverage or in design
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Stroke & Coat®
  • Enhanced version of popular Stroke & Coat® colors with the addition of small specks of color
  • Translucent with one coat; opaque with 2-3 coats. Fires to a glossy finish
  • Use for all-over coverage or in design
  • Fires from cone 06/05 to cone 5/6
Speckled Stroke & Coat®
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