Raku is a ceramic firing technique developed in 16th century Japan. The meaning of the ideogram raku-yaki emphasises the serendipity of the firing process. The glazed sculptures were fired at 950 degrees, and the thermal shock produced the cracks in a completely random way. The object is then smoked, which blackens and enhances these accidents.
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