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Excerpts from: Glass on Metal
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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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[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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[665] Georgian cloisonne Enamel
In the conditions of world globalization, a big part of modern mankind realized how important human ties are to their roots. Once neglected traditions today acquire vital importance. People search for and go back to old traditions, create and implement new ones, which time will give their proper places in the processes of the development of mankind. Georgia, with its spiritual and material treasures, occupies a very significant place in the world culture. We have not mentioned spiritual and material culture accidentally, as the story that we are going to tell unites in itself both of these two concepts and perfectly ties them to each other. This is Georgian cloisonne enamel, which according to the survived earliest examples counts at least twelve hundred years of existence.... (2004)
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[679] Industrial Liquid Enamels - How to Mix Them
Industrial liquid enamel is a versatile material. It can be used as a base coat, directly on the metal, or as subsequent coats. It can be used to coat one side at a time, or both sides at the same time. It can be applied by pouring, dipping, daubing with a brush, spraying, ear syringe, and more.... (2003)
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