Click to enlargeUrania Basin on Porcelain

3.75" high x 2.75" wide

Mediterranean sediment from a deep hyper-saline anoxic basin that is sulpherous and cell biologist Nina Allen guessed, before seeing it fired, that it would be yellow. It is. On this mug, it's the exterior band around the middle. Interior celadon and exterior matte green are glazes assembled from refined materials. Seaglass in the thumbwell.