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[215] Champleve - Etching with PnP Paper
The use of PnP paper-originally designed to create printed circuit boards-to meet the artistic needs of metalsmiths, jewelers, and enamelists. With results similar to photo etching, but without the expense and more complex procedures, the heat transfer method using PnP has revolutionized the world of artistic etching. Now, the procedure is not only used throughout the USA, but also in many other parts of the world... (2001)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Katharine S. Wood]
Releated Categories: [Etching]|[Champleve]
ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

[720] Champleve At The Turn Of A Wheel
After experimenting with the various techniques of enameling I decided that champleve jewelry best suited my interests. Being very familiar with the usual etching methods of scoring the metal, I thought the process was rather cumbersome and in some instances lacking in precision. As an engineer I was familiar with the machining of metals and acquired a small milling machine to score the metal for champleve enameling.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Glass on Metal]|[Sam Gorelick]
Releated Categories: [Champleve]
ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

[611] Champleve with Ferric Chloride
Champleve (shahmp-luh-vay), meaning - raised plane - in French, is the process by which a design is cut, gouged or etched out of metal to create low areas for the enamel. After many layers of enamel have been fired, the piece is stoned and may be re-fired to restore a glossy finish. The unenameled metal areas may be waxed, polished or plated. I cut, clean and etch many pieces at one time, but I fire each piece separately. Each piece requires approximately 8 to 10 firings.... (2004)
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Show me more articles from: [Enameling with Professionals]|[Audrey Komrad]
Releated Categories: [Champleve]
ISBN: 0971925208

 

[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]
Releated Categories: [Etching]|[Champleve]
ISBN: B00007LNCO

 

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