CTM Potters Supplies - if you use clay you need CTM

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Delivery Charges


CONTEM Underglaze Brush On  

 1000 - 1250oC

100 gm  

70 ml

250 gm

175 ml

500 gm

350 ml

1000 gm

700 ml


 UG1

 White

Underglaze Brush On Liquid


£2.80

£5.55

£9.75

£16.90


  UG2

  Ivory

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.35

£6.70

£11.70

£19.90


 UG3

 Flesh Pink

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.20

£6.40

£11.20

£19.05


 UG4

 Dusty Pink

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.60

£7.20

£12.60

£21.45


 UG5

 Mint Green

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.35

£6.65

£11.65

£19.80


 UG6

 Jade

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.35

£6.75

£11.80

£20.05


 UG7

 Primrose Yellow

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.30

£6.55

£11.45

£19.45


 UG8

 Lemon Yellow

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.75

£7.40

£12.90

£21.95


 UG9

 Buttercup

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.95

£7.80

£13.60

£23.10


  UG10

 Golden Yellow

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.95

£7.80

£13.70

£23.30


 UG11

 Saffron Yellow

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.05

£10.10

£17.70

£30.05


 UG12

 Straw

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.45

£6.95

£12.15

£20.60


 UG13

 Peach

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.95

£7.90

£13.75

£23.40


 UG14

 Orange

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.35

£10.65

£18.65

£31.70


 UG15

 Light Red

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£4.85

£9.70

£16.95

£28.85


 UG16

 Poppy Red

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.55

£11.10

£19.40

£32.95


 UG17

 Cardinal Red

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.50

£10.95

£19.25

£32.65


 UG18

 Burgundy

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£4.25

£8.45

£14.80

£25.15


 UG19

 Pale Lilac

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.75

£7.50

£13.10

£22.30


 UG20

 Heather

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£4.30

£8.60

£15.05

£25.55


 UG21

 Lavender

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£4.30

£8.60

£15.05

£25.55


 UG22

 Iris Purple

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.25

£10.55

£18.40

£31.30


 UG23

 Purple

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.25

£10.55

£18.40

£31.30


 UG24

 Sky Blue

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.45

£6.85

£11.95

£20.35


 UG25

 Baby Blue

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.25

£6.45

£11.25

£19.15


 UG26

 Wedgwood

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.35

£6.70

£11.70

£19.90


 UG27

 Turquoise Blue

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.85

£7.60

£13.30

£22.65


 UG28

 Electric Blue

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.90

£7.80

£13.60

£23.15


 UG29

 Royal Blue

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£4.05

£8.10

£14.20

£24.15


 UG30

 Cobalt Blue

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£4.00

£8.05

£14.05

£23.90


 UG31

 Lime Green

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.70

£7.35

£12.85

£21.85


 UG32

 Apple Green

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.70

£7.35

£12.90

£21.90


 UG33

 Grass Green

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.70

£7.40

£12.95

£22.00


 UG34

 Sea Green

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.70

£7.40

£12.95

£22.05


 UG35

 Teal

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.85

£7.65

£13.40

£22.80


 UG36

 Hunter Green

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.55

£7.15

£12.45

£21.20


 UG37

 Holly Green

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.50

£7.00

£12.20

£20.75


 UG38

 Light Brown

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.75

£7.45

£13.05

£22.10


 UG39

 Chocolate Brown

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.55

£7.20

£12.55

£21.35


 UG40

 Dolphin Grey

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.25

£6.45

£11.30

£19.15


 UG41

 Charcoal Grey

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.50

£7.00

£12.20

£20.75


 UG42

 Jet Black

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.85

£7.70

£13.50

£22.90


 UG43

 Signal Red

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.45

£10.85

£18.95

£32.25


 UG44

 Fuschia

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£4.15

£8.30

£14.50

£24.65


 UG45

 Bright Pink

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£3.75

£7.45

£13.05

£22.15


 UG46

 Bright Orange

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.40

£10.80

£18.90

£32.10


 UG47

 Cherry Red

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.45

£10.90

£19.05

£32.35


 UG48

 One Coat Liquid Black

Underglaze Brush On Liquid

£5.10

£10.35

£17.85

£30.35

CONTEM Underglaze Brush On

Universal General Medium

£ /kg

250 gm

500 gm

1 kg

5 kg

10 kg

UGM Liquid

£3.70

£4.85

£8.65

£25.95

£44.10

PRICE LIST

These are stain based underglaze brush on’s that hold their colour integrity over a wide range of temperatures from 1000oC to 1250oC.

Without a top transparent glaze they give a matt surface which we would not consider food safe . As they do contain glaze frit they do grab in to the pores of low biscuited clay but not high biscuited ware where the porosity has been reduced. As often used in school situations we do suggest that you explain to students that the bisque needs wiping down to remove pinholes and salts and to be extremely careful with grease from fingers. Slow bisque firing can help ensure all gasses are expelled. We do not recommend applying any underglaze  on to greenware - see explanation at bottom.

VAT to be added on to all Glaze Prices

If the UG bursh on is starting to dry out we would recommend adding small amounts of UG Medium

 and re-mixing it all with a hand held electric mixer.

100gmContem UG pot

= 70 ml

= 2.4 flOz

250gmContem UG pot

= 175 ml

= 5.9 FlOz

500gmContem UG pot

= 350 ml

= 11.8 flOz

1kg Contem UG pot

= 700 ml

= 23.6 flOz


Contem 100gm pot is 20% bigger than an Amaco / Velvet 2 oz pot.


The Contem 1kg pot is 48% bigger than an Amaco / Velvet US pint pot.

PLEASE NOTE THESE PICTURES SHOW THE UG’s AFTER A TOP GLOSSY GLAZE HAS BEEN PUT ON AND FIRED.

PLEASE NOTE THESE PICTURES SHOW THE UG’s AFTER A TOP GLOSSY GLAZE HAS BEEN PUT ON AND FIRED.

PLEASE NOTE THESE PICTURES SHOW THE UG’s AFTER A TOP GLOSSY GLAZE HAS BEEN PUT ON AND FIRED.

PLEASE NOTE THESE PICTURES SHOW THE UG’s AFTER A TOP GLOSSY GLAZE HAS BEEN PUT ON AND FIRED.

PLEASE NOTE THESE PICTURES SHOW THE UG’s AFTER A TOP GLOSSY GLAZE HAS BEEN PUT ON AND FIRED.

These colours are also available as Earthenware glazes - see the CONTEM EG glaze range


We can also make them as mid temperature and stoneware glazes with sufficient notice.


PLEASE NOTE THESE PICTURES SHOW THE UG’s AFTER A TOP GLOSSY GLAZE HAS BEEN PUT ON AND FIRED.

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Please wipe down the bisque ware after bisque firing to remove the salts that have come to the surface or they will reboil in glaze firing peeling off the underglaze and also they can block the pores stopping the underglaze from sticking / gripping.


Fast bisque firing can force gasses to split open a piece or trap gasses that will then re-expand during the glaze firing splitting, bloating and warping as well as causing glaze blister, pin holes and peeling off underglazes. Slow bisque firing can cure most glaze faults.


See at bottom of page about why we advise against applying to greenware.

VAT to be added on to all Glaze Prices

VAT to be added on to all Glaze Prices

VAT to be added on to all Glaze Prices

VAT to be added on to all Glaze Prices

Please wipe down the bisque ware after bisque firing to remove the salts that have come to the surface or they will reboil in glaze firing peeling off the underglaze and also they can block the pores stopping the underglaze from sticking / gripping.


Fast bisque firing can force gasses to split open a piece or trap gasses that will then re-expand during the glaze firing splitting, bloating and warping as well as causing glaze blister, pin holes and peeling off underglazes. Slow bisque firing can cure most glaze faults.


See at bottom of page about why we advise against applying to greenware.

Please wipe down the bisque ware after bisque firing to remove the salts that have come to the surface or they will reboil in glaze firing peeling off the underglaze and also they can block the pores stopping the underglaze from sticking / gripping.


Fast bisque firing can force gasses to split open a piece or trap gasses that will then re-expand during the glaze firing splitting, bloating and warping as well as causing glaze blister, pin holes and peeling off underglazes. Slow bisque firing can cure most glaze faults.



Please wipe down the bisque ware after bisque firing to remove the salts that have come to the surface or they will reboil in glaze firing peeling off the underglaze and also they can block the pores stopping the underglaze from sticking / gripping.


Fast bisque firing can force gasses to split open a piece or trap gasses that will then re-expand during the glaze firing splitting, bloating and warping as well as causing glaze blister, pin holes and peeling off underglazes. Slow bisque firing can cure most glaze faults.


See at bottom of page about why we advise against applying to greenware.

These colours are also available as Earthenware glazes - see the CONTEM EG glaze range


We can also make them as mid temperature and stoneware glazes with sufficient notice.

These colours are also available as Earthenware glazes - see the CONTEM EG glaze range


We can also make them as mid temperature and stoneware glazes with sufficient notice.

These colours are also available as Earthenware glazes - see the CONTEM EG glaze range


We can also make them as mid temperature and stoneware glazes with sufficient notice.


Although people do tell us that they can apply underglazes to greenware and then bisque fire and then apply a top glaze and refire we really do not recommend it – 95+% of people do not do it this way for a good reason. And 95% of issues we come across are people applying to greenware.


During a bisque fire at 100/120oC the free water comes off as steam – 1 gram of water creates 1.5 litres of steam and it has to come out through the pores; 300oC you get the water which is combined with the clay coming off as steam, then approx. 550-600oC you get carbonaceous matter and sulphur coming off as gasses and then at 750-850oC you get the carbonates releasing their gasses. 


All of this steam and gasses have to come out of the clay pores and can push out the underglaze from the pores; they also bring salts to the surface which can boil and release more gasses during the glaze fire peeling off the underglaze.


The underglaze is a thin dense layer of metal based stains which does not have the ability to reform and run back into the pores however much flux is added.


So bisque fire slowly – wipe down all the salts / powder and then underglaze and allow to dry and then add the top glaze and do the glaze firing – and all should be well.