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Shortly after arriving in Edgefield, South Carolina, Thomas Chandler mastered the use of local kaolin clay and alkaline glazes, creating beautiful pots that exhibited a celadon-like gloss surface similar to those produced in China and Korea. Chandler most likely incorporated a large quantity of silica and lime in his glaze formula to create these now-famous wares. Chandler’s pale green glaze resulted from small amounts of iron oxide in the glaze combined with the pots being fired in a reduced kiln atmosphere in which the kiln is deprived of oxygen. #StonewareStories: Folk Pottery of Edgefield, South Carolina is on display pre-security in the International Terminal Main Hall, near the security checkpoint for the A gates and online at: http://bit.ly/StonewareStories This image was posted on October 22, 2021.