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English Painted Enamels

English enamels, in the genre also widely classed as Battersea work [after the initial place of their manufacture] were profusely made from 1753 to the late 18th century, and there…

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Champleve Enamelwork with Ferric Chloride

This article shows how to create champleve enameled jewelry as excerpts from the book: Enameling with Professionals by Lilyan Bachrach. Champlevé (shahmp-luh-vay), meaning “raised plane” in French, is the process……

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Postal Cards and Postage Stamps

…conference was held in the facility he built and uses to promote the act and art of enameling. Homer’s Surprise —Heina Petzrod Sixteen participants sent in thirty pieces or 24…

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Making an Enamel Advertising Poster

…the booths. I found one person working exclusively in enamel and a couple of others using enamel as an adjunct to their metal work. Seeing so little enameling represented, it…

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A Book Review August 2009

…as symbols of regal and civic status, and to commemorate historic events. Table centre of gold, with rock crystal, inset diamonds and enameling, was designed by James Miller in collaboration…

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The Enamelware of Leila Tai

…The Enamelist Society in 2005; and the prestigious Diamonds Today Award in 1995. Her work has been featured in art books, such as Contemporary Enameling by Lilyan Bachrach (2006) and…

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2009 Radiance Enamel Exhibition

…studied the entries, over and over, to finally arrive at a cohesive and outstanding show that exemplifies the up-and-coming and the best of contemporary enameling entries for this show. “Lumber…

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Jewelry and Metals Bibliography

This is a Selected Jewelry and Metals Bibliography for the jeweler – Metal working, Casting, Plating, Enameling, Gem Cutting, Setting, Engraving and Etching, Other Techniques, Jewelry Repairs and A Selected…

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Three Works of Juanita Hill

…screws soldered on before enameling the front and counter enameling the back. Each unit of tree and the grasses below it are a single piece of copper. The grasses take…

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Isabella Corwin

…fabric design and teaching plus the awards won in all. Our intent is to stimulate you, dear reader, to explore new avenues. Perhaps someone unfamiliar with the field of enameling

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Cecilie Hveding

…trip to the US, although I have dual citizenship, Norwegian and American. (My mother is American.) Kristin taught me about champlevé enameling technique, wet-packing, which I have been doing ever…

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Making a Metal Brooch Frame

…sheet. If the work piece is to be stoned after enameling, it is best to dome the metal frame a bit. Do not dome on a dapping block, but on…

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Making Overglaze Enamels

Overglaze enamels, as their name implies, are made to be applied over other enamels. They act much like paints or inks. While my experience is in enameling steel, I believe…

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English Pictorial Enamels

…fume off the mercury, leaving the film of gold dust attached to the enamel. Firing In the original period of manufacture of the English enamels, traditional firing in an enameling

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The Enamelware of Ben Caldwell

…Kline, Vice President of Kato International. “Caldwell’s innovations in copper-smithing and enameling will take people by surprise.” Ben Caldwell is a painter, copper and silver smith, musical instrument builder,…

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Designing PMC Pieces for Enamel

…labor intensive, and sometimes impossible, with conventional metals. With traditional enameling the colors of the enamel create the design and are quite often the focus of the piece. With PMC,…

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Champleve – Photo Etching with PnP Paper

…transferred to the appropriate size metal and etched out. If the piece has been divided into segments, these will be reassembled after the etching (and enameling) is done. A final…

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Metalsmith ’98 Spring: Exhibition Reviews

…imperfect boxes, the work makes a sculptural statement that is quite different and inelegant, though engrossing. Purists looking for a traditional approach to enameling may have difficulty understanding this particular…