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Pottery Clay In Bulk or Small Quantities

Clay-King has a great selection of pottery clay for ceramics. From Low-Fire to Mid-Range and High-Fire clay. Porcelain, stoneware, earthenware and more. We stock Clay from Highwater, Kentucky Mudworks, Laguna, and SIO-2

Highwater
Kentucky Mudworks
Laguna
SIO-2

Bulk & Pickup Clay


25 Lb Boxes of Clay - DELIVERED PRICE
 

Clay under 50 lbs ships via USPS and there must be a mail receptacle to ensure delivery.

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New
Clay of the Month!

Every month we're bringing in a pallet of a new clay that we don't usually stock.
Once the pallet is gone, it's gone so get it while it lasts!
Clay of the Month
Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
4
9.0%
4.9%
6
10.0%
<1%
Highwater Clay
New! Red Rock
Mid-Range

Red Rock is just like Red Stone, but the addition of granular manganese adds dark specks to the clay. Just like Red Stone, Red Rock is a rich, reddish brown body with a lot of character, warmth, and excellent working properties.


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WC614
Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
6
13.0%
0.9%


Laguna
New! WC614
Mid-Range

Formulated with fine grog and red art to obtain rich dark color. Good for outdoor pots as well as functional pottery and sculpture when fired to Cone 6.


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Almost gone! Less than 1/4 left.



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Highwater Clay


EARTHEN RED
Highwater Clay
Earthen Red
Low-Fire - Mid-Range


A forgiving terra cotta body which is very versatile. It can be pushed to cone 6 where it turns very dark. No Grog. For best results fire slow.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
06
6.0%
13.4
6
11.0%
<1.0

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RAKU
Highwater Clay
Raku
Low-Fire - Mid-Range


Extremely versatile. In addition to standing up to the abuse of raku firing, it also performs well from earthenware to stoneware range, 12% Med. Kyanite.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
06
6.5%
15.2
6
10.5%
1.9

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Little Loafers
Highwater Clay
Little Loafer's
Mid-Range

Little Loafers has the same fine properties of Loafer's Glory, but has been specifically designed for the lower cone 5-6 firing. It is simply fabulous.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5
11.0%
3.4
6
11.0%
1.87

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Highwater Clay - Speckled Brownstone
Highwater Clay
Speckled Brownstone
Mid-Range

The addition of granular manganese adds dark specks to our Brownstone clay.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
10.0
4.7
6
10.0
<1.0

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Highwater Clay - P5
Highwater Clay
Desert Buff
Mid-Range

Highwater's most popular mid-range buff clay. It contains 3% fine mullite and a good dose of fire clay for tooth.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
4
11.0
4.0
6
12.0
1.0

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Highwater Clay - Loafer's Glory
Highwater Clay
Loafer's Glory
High-Fire

Very popular porcelain-like clay with the attitude of a stoneware. It is very smooth, a joy to throw and takes glazes extremely well. No Grog.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
7
12.0
3.9
10
12.5
<1.0

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Highwater Clay - Half & Half
Highwater Clay
Half & Half
High-Fire

Half Phoenix - Half P10. The best of both. A porcelain-like clay with a hint of tooth. Great for throwing.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
7
10.0
5.1
10
12.0
<1.0

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Kentucky Mudworks Clay


KY Mudworks Kota Porcelain
KY Mudworks Kota Porcelain

Kentucky Mudworks
Kota Porcelain
Mid-Range

Kota Porcelain is their newest cone 6 very translucent, bright white Porcelain. It is sister to the beloved White Lightning, however it is more forgiving and trimmable. It is also translucent but a little less so than WL.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-6
14.0
^6.0

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KY Mudworks Magnolia Porcelain
Kentucky Mudworks
Magnolia Porcelain
High-Fire

Magnolia Porcelain is an English style Grolleg based porcelain with excellent throwing/trimming qualities. It is less prone to cracking than any cone 10 porcelain we have tried. It is a crisp white in oxidation and a cool white in reduction with very good translucency when thin.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
7
-
1.2
10-11
11.5-12
10.0

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KY Mudworks Sheltowee
Kentucky Mudworks
Sheltowee
Mid-Range

Super smooth, tight, and plastic body that fires a deep red at cone 5 and dark red brown at cone 7. Throws and hand builds well. Matures cone 5-7. Won't warp or bloat at cone 7. For best results fire slow.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-7
12.0
^6 <1.0

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KY Mudworks Speckled Turtle
Kentucky Mudworks
Speckled Turtle
Mid-Range

A warm brown speckled plastic clay good for all forming techniques. Offers nice warmth tones at cone 6 and gives a reduction look to glazes. For best results with speckled clay bodies we suggest firing at a slow-medium speed.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-6
13.0
^6.1

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KY Mudworks Iceman
Kentucky Mudworks
Iceman
Mid-Range

A cool white stoneware that is durable and a pleasure to throw. Does not get too soupy if you throw with a lot of water. Super plastic, throws and hand builds well. Matures cone 5-6. Can be pushed to cone 7 slow fired.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-6
11.5
^6.8

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KY Mudworks Dark Star
Kentucky Mudworks
Dark Star
Mid-Range

A speckled version of Kentucky Mudwork’s Ice Man. Dark Star is very plastic, forgiving white stoneware that produces brilliant black specks at maturity. For best results, bisque fire to Cone 06 and glaze fire at slow speed to cone 5/6.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-6
11.5
^6.9

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KY Mudworks White Earthenware
Kentucky Mudworks
White Earthenware
Low-Fire - Mid-Range

Talc-free formula. All-around great Classroom clay. Creamy white durable white earthenware that stands up well on the wheel and for hand building. Fits commercial glazes well and fires slightly off-white. Cone 06-04. If fired to cone 6 it will be a very yellow-tan color and water tight.
*Color of clay is light tan, fires white at 06-04.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
06-04
6.0
^04 18

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KY Mudworks White Bear
Kentucky Mudworks
White Bear
Mid-Range

Super smooth and plastic clay body. The whitest midrange stoneware known to man, and bears. A perfect match for those who prefer a porcelain style stoneware. Fires cone 5-7.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-7
12.0
^6 0.2

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KY Mudworks Brown Bear
Kentucky Mudworks
Brown Bear
Mid-Range

A nice super smooth, plastic body that fires a dark chocolate brown at cones 5-6. Matures cone 5-6.  Contains no grog. Gives nice warmth to glazes, giving that reduction look to them in oxidation. For best results fire slow.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-6
11.0
^6 0.2

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Laguna B Mix 5
Laguna
B-Mix 5
Mid-Range

B-Mix 5 offer the same characteristics enjoyed by Laguna's Cone 10 B-Mix. Its smooth, porcelain texture is a pleasure to throw and form, and it fires to a cream color in oxidation.

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5
12.0
2.75

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Sio Black Ice
Sio-2
Black Ice Porcelain
Mid-Range

Black Ice is black porcelain body noted for its beautiful black graphite fired color. It has high plasticity, which makes it ideal for wheel-throwing and modeling. Its formula is very stable and provides a secure firing range between Cone 6 and Cone 7.
Suitable for tableware (food safe).
Biscuit: Cone 06


Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
6-7
10.3
0.0

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Sio Upsala
Sio-2
UPSALA Porcelain
Mid-Range

Upsala is a unique blue porcelain noted for its beautiful cobalt blue. It has high plasticity, which makes it ideal for wheel-throwing and modeling. Its formula is very stable and provides a secure firing range between Cone 6 and Cone 7.
Suitable for tableware (food safe).
Biscuit: Cone 06

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
6-7
10.4
0.0

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Sio Zumaia
Sio-2
Zumaia
Mid-Range

Gray sculpture clay body with 40% fine grog (up to 35 Mesh). Formulated for artistic and decorative ceramics, it is ideal for sculpture and pieces for outdoors (garden pots, tiles, etc.). The high content of grog confers a beautiful textured surface and an excellent behavior during drying and firing.
Biscuit: Cone 06

Cone
Average Shrinkage
Average
Absorbtion
5-10
3.9
2.6

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Slip Casting Supplies

Bulk Pottery Clay for Potters
Pricing is per pound Price does NOT Include shipping

Please Order In 25 lb Increments Only
 
(If clay is not ordered in 25 lb increments, we will round quantity up and charge the difference)
Please note, clay is heavy! This will be reflected in shipping charges.
SHIPPING WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI COULD INCUR HIGHER SHIPPING CHARGES Orders for over 200 lbs WILL BE LESS TO SHIP

**FREEZE WARNING: CLAY WILL FREEZE!!!  CLAY-KING NOR THE SHIPPING COMPANIES WE USE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE DONE TO CLAY DUE TO EXTREME COLD WEATHER.  PLEASE TAKE YOUR LOCAL WEATHER INTO CONSIDERATION BEFORE YOU PLACE YOUR ORDER.

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Clay of the Month

NEW! Highwater Clay
Red Rock

4-6
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

Pounds

Laguna
WC614
Almost gone! Less than 1/4 left.

04-6
$0.90
$1.00
$1.20
$1.50

Pounds

Highwater

HIGHWATER
EARTHEN RED

06-5
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

Pounds

HIGHWATER
RAKU

06-6
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

Pounds

HIGHWATER
SPECKLED BROWNSTONE
4-6
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

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HIGHWATER
DESERT BUFF
4-6
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

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HIGHWATER
LITTLE LOAFER'S

5-6
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

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HIGHWATER
LOAFER'S GLORY
 7-10
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

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HIGHWATER
HALF & HALF

7-10
$0.75
$0.80
$0.90
$1.00

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Laguna

LAGUNA
B-MIX 5

5
$0.90
$1.00
$1.20
$1.50

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Kentucky Mudworks

KY MUDWORKS
KOTA PORCELAIN

5-6
$1.40
$1.60
$2.00
$2.15

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KY MUDWORKS
MAGNOLIA PORCELAIN

6-10
$1.40
$1.60
$2.00
$2.15

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KY MUDWORKS
WHITE EARTHENWARE

06-04
$0.80
$0.85
$0.95
$1.05

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KY MUDWORKS
SHELTOWEE

5-7
$0.80
$0.85
$0.95
$1.05

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KY MUDWORKS
SPECKLED TURTLE

5-6
$0.80
$0.85
$0.95
$1.05

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KY MUDWORKS
ICEMAN

5-6
$0.80
$0.85
$0.95
$1.05

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KY MUDWORKS
DARK STAR

5-6
$0.80
$0.85
$0.95
$1.05

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KY MUDWORKS
WHITE BEAR

5-7
$0.80
$0.85
$0.95
$1.05

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KY MUDWORKS
BROWN BEAR

5-7
$0.80
$0.85
$0.95
$1.05

Pounds

Rectangle Clay Cutter PCT01 Rectangle Clay Cutter
Buy Description Price
PCT01 Rectangle Clay Cutter $19.95
PCT01 Rectangle Clay Cutter - 6 Pack $105.55
PCT01 Rectangle Clay Cutter - 12 Pack $179.91

 

Arciform Clay Cutter PCT02 Arciform Clay Cutter
Buy Description Price
PCT02 Arciform Clay Cutter $19.95
PCT02 Arciform Clay Cutter - 6 Pack $105.55
PCT02 Arciform Clay Cutter - 12 Pack $179.91

20in x 24in plastic bags 12 pack

Plastic Bags 20" x 24" - Pack of 12

Plastic bags to keep your extra clay from drying out. These bags are 20" x 24" and come in a pack of 12.

Our Price $7.00

Test Tiles

Clay Test Tiles

Test Tiles 5 pack

If you're curious about trying out a new clay body but don't want to invest the time and effort to make and bisque your own test tiles, we've got you covered! We now stock double-sided test tiles of ALL of our Porcelain and Stoneware bodies for your convenience. All tiles are bisque fired at slow speed to cone 06 to ensure acceptable absorption and gas expulsion to keep pinholes and glazes blisters to a minimum!

Starting at $5.60

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