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Definition: Crackle (adjective) refers to deliberately using a glaze that crazes, in which the cracks are very fine and add to the decorative aspects of the pot's surface. Crackle glazes are not suitable for ware that will be used for liquids or food.
Crackle glazes are often used in raku, where the post-fire reduction emphasizes the crackle effect. (adjective)

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