FAQ# 2 What is Pit Firing?

  
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Pit firing is a process which involves the placing of the cold piece in combustibles which are then ignited.  After a period of time, the piece may be pulled from the fire while at approximately 700 degrees and augmented with horse hair which carbonizes into the clay.