Dark Bottle Green Recipe
Hi there! It's been an awfully long time since I was here, but thought I would ask a question. I hope everyone is doing well!
Does anyone have any recommendations for a dark bottle green recipe? We melt Gaffer Batch here at the Canberra Glassworks. I have a recipe for a tealy-green but it is not dark enough.
Per batch of 100kg it is:
I saw this thread from 2014:
I have attached an image of the density we're after as inspiration. I have also attached some pics of samples of teal greens that we already melt, they're too light. Any suggestions? How about this one below?
Olive Green Bottle Glass
sand 100 kilos
potassium chromate 500 grams
manganese dioxide 1500 grams
If anyone has any recommendations that would be wonderful.