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How do I prevent tea pot stains using the medome technique?

Ceramic Kintsugi Tea Teapot

How do I prevent tea pot stains using the medome technique?

Staining may happen as a feature on ceramic ware that are light in color, unglazed, and/or feature kanyu (貫入 or crackle in English). To lessen the staining, you can try an adapted form of medome technique used for cooking pots. Disclaimer: We do not guarantee that this will prevent staining. Depending on your ceramic ware, excessive heat and temperature may cause the item to break. We will not be responsible for any damage caused by attempting this technique. Wash your tea pot with lukewarm water, and dry thoroughly. Mix potato starch (alternatively corn starch, rice flour or wheat flour) into a pot with water...

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