Raku ray guns are one-of-a-kind ceramic sculptures by
“These are hilarious!” said Bjo Trimble when she sent me the link. “Expensive but really fun.” Bjo’s favorite is the Lensman-inspired Delameter (above). A mere $275.
The ceramics are so exotic because they are made by the low-fire raku technique. They are pulled from the kiln while the glaze is red-hot and molten, placed into a newspaper-filled metal barrel and covered. Raku firing gives the glazes their metallic look.