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Excerpts from: Glass on Metal
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[241] Enameling Copper Balls
How to use enamel on round or oval copper balls. A Step by step illustrated guide.... (2000)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Edmund Massow]
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[409] Enameling Malleable Copper
Early in the 1400's someone discovered that a design of juxta- positioned colored enamels would not intermingle when heated to their fusing temperature. Partitions were not necessary! Then someone found that one color could be applied over another with a second firing. The big discovery-thin metal-could be used if enamel was applied to both sides prior to firing. The result was a new technique called painted enamel..... (1997)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Tom Ellis]
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[312] Etching Options for Champleve
I have found through may research on metal etching that there is a plethora of information out there. I hope by compiling it and offering it to you, you will be better able to choose the best option for your champleve needs. There are of course means other than etching to prepare a surface for champleve enameling, namely piercing and soldering, forming with a hydraulic press, stamping or engraving. This article however will deal only with the etching options..... (1998)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Coral Shaffer]
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[408] Etymology of Enamel
Most people in our discipline use the word Enamel to identify both the glass which is fused to metal, and the finished product. However, we should not be as possessive as the art potter who believes the word CERAMICS always refers to a pot made of clay.... (1982)
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[378] Fused Photographs in Enamel - The Ceramic Tissue Method
Enameled steel is the best support for the photographic image. It will withstand the burn-off temperatures without cracking the image. Copper can work, particularly on a small scale, but be warned that there may be a significant failure rate. The enameled surface first must be subbed to enhance the adherence of the pigmented gelatin. Subbing is the application of a very thin coat of hardened gelatin which seals the microscopic pores in the enamel and provides a very strong bond between the emulsion and the enamel.... (1994)
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