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[209] Cloisonne Primer - History of cloisonne technique
In the late 20s, a small enamel tray, made in China, introduced us to the word cloisonne. The material looked like the granite ware in our kitchen. Obviously the wires were used to keep the colors separated. Then, cloisonne was enamel with wires separating the colors. Simplicity, pure and simple. This is where the majority of the general public leaves the subject, little knowing or caring about its rich history.... (1995)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Woodrow Carpenter]
Releated Categories: [Jewelry History]|[Enameling History]|[Cloisonne Enamel]
ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

[680] Enameled Miniature Clock Cases
Small ornamental clocks were among the medium priced ornamental objects that were in huge demand in the 19th century. This gave opportunities for enameled decorations to be added for a valuable, individualistic appearance for every piece, even when the actual metal clock housings were mass produced to a standard format. One of the most successful styles was the copying in miniature of the larger, square-cased portable clocks widely used in the 19th century and known by their French name of pendules portative or otherwise as carriage clocks. These had the important attribute that the movements did not lose accuracy when these clocks were moved about. This was a breakthrough of the period in clock design and the clock cases were made to be robust and with swing handles.... (2003)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Erika Speel]
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ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

[297] Enameling, Then and Now
Through the years, a variety of enameling techniques has been developed. Some involve how the metal is prepared and some involve how the enamel is applied. The following defines the most prevalent, but by no means all, techniques.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [The Art of Fine Enameling]|[Karen L Cohen]
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ISBN: 1402713495

 

[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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ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

[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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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Khatuna Babunashvili]
Releated Categories: [Jewelry History]|[Enameling History]|[Cloisonne Enamel]
ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

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