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Making of Carnival dancer pendant – Part 4

5 cm diameter round pendant, showing a beautiful woman dancing at Carnival in Brazil. 18k white and yellow gold , with colored enamel, yellow, green, blue. Handmade hollow jewelry….

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CAD/CAM Systems for Metals and Jewelry

…stamp gold foil in patterns and letters. This might have applications for enameling with it or other uses. It is also possible to print directly onto laser-printer acetate (hint-don’t use…

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Grisaille Revisited

…basic grisaille to some of my New York students, it occurred to me that, compared to other enameling techniques, very little experimentation has been done in grisaille (and camaieu) since…

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Layering Over Sgraffitoed Liquid

…My procedure of layering has developed as my knowledge of enameling has grown and as I have learned about the three-dimensional aspects of the color I am working with. The…

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Book Review Camille Faure

…of an outstanding fluke in time. The book was not written for one who performs the act of enameling, but rather to give insight and document, in his words, impossible…

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Making a Cloisonne Pendant Using Torch Fire

Cloisonné is a French word that means ‘to be confined,’ ‘to be cloistered.’ Traditionally, the cloisonné technique consists in making the contour of a picture by fixing very fine metallic…

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Lively Metal Surfaces

…in the jewelry styles of the nineteen sixties. Flambé is often the basis for various other surface techniques such as sulfurization of silver objects, enameling or dyeing, etc. Anodization A…

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Making of Carnival dancer pendant – Part 1

5 cm diameter round pendant, showing a beautiful woman dancing at Carnival in Brazil. 18k white and yellow gold , with colored enamel, yellow, green, blue, BRASIL colours, in fact…

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Fundamental Procedures for Enamelists

Mixing Dry Granular Material Frequently, we are asked how to mix two or more dry materials, such as two transparent enamels, to obtain a third color. We always recommend the…

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How to Work Enamel Hot

Photo 1: Apply a coat of enamel on a piece of domed copper and fire. Photo 2. A sheet of silver foil is adhered to the enamel surface with gum…