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Combining Enameling Techniques for Jewelry Making

Enamel technique has progressed in a logical and practical direction through the ages, advancing when inspiration, need or new technology permitted. Modern technology has indeed given us new approaches to technique but only from the grounded…

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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…

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Fauré Studio Enamel Techniques

One of the many workshops presented at the 10th Biennial Enamelist Society Conference was The Fauré Studio Enamel Techniques, instructed by Mauricette Pinoteau, and held at the Cultural Arts Center in Columbus, Ohio on August 22-24 and…

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Glass on Metal 2008 December Book Review

The Little Book of Water Etching and Enameling for Metal Clay Etching with water? This may sound strange until you consider, oh yes, this is metal clay where metalworking and clay techniques have crossover. Water is used to remove metal clay…

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Transferring Cartoon

In Vol. 4, No. 4, August, 1985 issue of Glass on Metal we published an article titled “Ways to Achieve Line with Enamels.” In this article were several tips on achieving ‘line’ given by Florinda Leighton, an enamel…