jennifer piddington wrote:i started a ceramic midden alongside the trail down to the stream. exhale, toss the broken bits onto the pile and move on.
David Miller wrote:I get this question all the time at my ceramics studio and the answer is always either give up on it or call Sotheby's. If you're willing to pay 100's of dollars for ceramic repair on the clay level then go for it, otherwise accept the FACT that once broken, a ceramic body will never be healed into as strong and foodsafe a manner as its condition was.
One of the things I learned lately is that clay is a finite resource. This is what I've heard anyway, and it seems correct.
Abe Coley wrote:i've had decent luck lightly taping the pieces together with scotch tape and the boiling the thing in milk for 10-15 mins. Brush milk onto the broken faces first before you tape them together. Let cool and dry and then pry off the tape.
Kept my favorite coffee mug alive this way for years before i finally shattered the thing into too many pieces to be salvageable.