Finally, we are ready to fire our first artifact. It would be placed in a gas or electric oven (at one time they used a wood-burning fire). After the first firing, (which reaches 1040°), the vase is at the “Biscotto” or “Biscuit” stage. At this time, it will be rosy in color, consistent in structure and porous (if made with red clay). Taken out of the kiln when is cold.
“foto first firing”
da completare and put back into the kiln for a second time– at a temperature of 920-940° c.