When the kiln gods disapprove

Potters hold fast to superstitions and folklore. Take, for example, the temperamental kiln god. Some devise tiny ceramic icons in their likeness to gain their favor, others beseech the tiny terrors for just one more successful glaze fire. Perhaps it is the unpredictability of the work...even with the most careful planning, things just sometimes go terribly awry. Glazes run off the pot and stick...
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