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The Evolution of Metal Clay Design

…“For me, a classic example is enameling. A lot of enamelists have devoted 15 or 20 years of learning to enamel, then they get to the point where they want…

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Studio Beyond Walls June 2010

…12 x 12 inch kiln. But before I could even get to the point of enameling, some sketches and planning were required. I took a digital image of the approved…

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Manfred Kuettner: It’s a Long Story

…in place solely by the enamel. The creation of the world continued its course. Now the enameling of the 576 trapezoidal segments could begin. (The two polar disks would have…

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Metalsmith ’86 Fall: Exhibition Reviews

…tried new techniques in stone cutting, enameling, metalworking and mechanical systems. The use of welding to fabricate multicolored gold objects was one of his many innovations. When we think of…

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Metalsmith ’86 Spring: Exhibition Reviews

This article showcases the various exhibitions in the form of collected exhibition reviews published in the 1986 Spring issue of the Metalsmith Magazine. This features the Betty Helen Longhi, Wichita…

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The Manufacture of Enamels

Minerals such as silica, soda ash, potassium nitrate, borax, calcium carbonate, etc. are weighed according to each enamel formula, well mixed, and loaded into a preheated fire clay crucible. The…

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Sansone Studio

enameling and has listed some of his career highlights related to exhibitions, publications featuring his work, collectors and corporate buyers. “When I was an art major at BGSU in Ohio,…

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Master Metalsmith Robert von Neumann

…areas soon looked terrible. Fortunately, there were also a number of national exhibitions exclusively for the decorative arts, that is, ceramics, metal, weaving, enameling and some woodwork, and they were…

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Ewa Buksa Klinowska

…my questions in detail and gave me valuable advice, which I still rely on today. While in Barcelona, I had the opportunity to see the enameling museum in Salou and…

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The Enamelwork of Jamie Bennett

It is a rare and most welcome event when a technical innovation is accompanied by an esthetic revelation. This is the core with Jamie Bennett’s new work, a series of…

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How to Make a Bezel

…because every piece gets a bit larger during enameling. Don’t make sharp angled pieces, it is difficult to bend the bezel over the corners. If you must make a sharp…

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College of Art in Lodz

…department comprises four main areas: jewelry design, goldsmithing, a studio for enameling and workshops. Specialization begins in the second year of study after an initial year of introduction to all…

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Jessica Calderwood

Jessica Calderwood’s work consists of enamels that walk a fine line between the beautiful and the bizarre. The process of enameling is an ancient art, historically used as a way…

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Serik Rysbekov

…His jewelry works are sculptural in composition and the enamel is partitioned between the metal. He still does a lot of painting but finds enameling to be a golden mean…

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Watercolor Technique

…background, this method quickly became my favorite technique in enameling. I hope you will enjoy it too. To begin with, it would be easier to use a flat piece of…

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Metalsmith ’85 Winter: Exhibition Reviews

…member of the Biennale staff told me, We couldn’t believe our eyes when we opened the boxes. The Russian authorities must consider enameling such a minor art that they didn’t…

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Enamel Arts From Korea and Japan Exhibition

…works from the contemporary enameling artists inspired by different cultures of the two countries. The works of 43 members from Korea and 37 members from Japan were presented at the…

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Applicator for Crumbs (Enamel Lumps)

…of ‘bite’. – Mrs. D. N. Cook, Los Angeles, CA; Reprinted from Ceramics Monthly, May 1957 Counter Enameling Idea Before sprinkling on the counter enamel, place a thumbtack, head down,…

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Enamel on PMC or Fine Silver

A Beads Baubles and Jewels project. Enameling on metal clay adds vibrant color and exciting design. Learn the wet packing technique to expand your skill set and explore the possibilities….

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A Conversation with John Marshall

…small jewelry pieces, and I worked up a series of enamels using drawing (basse taille). I went into granulation; worked with gold and enameling; used repetition and variation as I…