girlyswot asked to see some samples of my pottery.
The pattern you see is not from the glaze, which is clear, but from the clay itself.
Here's the surface pattern in close-up:
I also made some demitasse cups rather quickly while I was experimenting with these clays:
You can see the layers of clay if you look at the edge of the cup.
Finally, here's the first piece I ever made (it's made of only one kind of clay):
It's a trivet, made of braided cords of clay. Each segment of each cord was separately glazed so that I could give the illusion that the colors were continuous:
I have a lot of fun with pottery, but I've not done any for a few years now. The fiction is absorbing all my creativity!