Enamels, enameling, enamelists

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Published by Chilton Book Co. in Radnor, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Enamel and enameling -- Technique.

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Includes index.

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StatementGlenice Lesley Matthews ; photographs by Michael J. Oliver, unless otherwise noted ; Harold B. Helwig, Technical consultant.
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LC ClassificationsNK5000
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Open LibraryOL22138183M
ISBN 10080197285X

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Enamels, Enameling, Enamelists Hardcover – April 1, by Glenice L. Matthews (Author) out enameling 5 stars 7 ratings.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats enamelists book Cited by: 1. This book showcases contemporary enamel work. It explains the process and history of enameling, the preparation of metals, the application and safety considerations/5(7).

Enamels, Enameling, Enamelists book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Everything you'll need to know to enamel on silver, gold, c /5.

Everything you'll enameling to know to enamel on silver, gold, copper, aluminum and other metals. From preparation and application to firing and safety precautions. Techniques covered include graffito, cloisonne, grisaille, plique-a-jour and more.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Enamels, enameling, enamelists by Matthews, Glenice Lesley. Publication date Topics Enamel and enameling Publisher Radnor, Pa.: Chilton Book : ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm: Contents.

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I find this to be the book I keep going back to as I learn how to enamel/5(). This book beautifully illustrates the wide range of artistic innovation and techniques expressed in vitreous, or "hard," enamelists book on metal. More than 30 experienced enamelists share their specialized knowledge for using cloisonné, plique-à-jour, champlevé, and basse-taille techniques on silver, gold, foils, and metal clay to make jewelry, vessels, portraits, and more/5(17).

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Basse-Taille Basse-taille (pronounced bahss-tah-ee) is an enameling technique in which the artist creates a low-relief pattern in metal, usually silver or gold, by engraving or chasing.

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The book is divided into two parts. The first conveys everything from designing the wirework for the "cells" or cloisons, making the enameling cup to hold the wires and enamels, and adding and firing the colors, to creating special effects with wire, foil, and decals.4/4(20). ENAMEL SUPPLIES Allcraft Jewelry Supply Company Thompson, Latham (English) enamels, enameling and metal-working supplies, metal and books.

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Enamelists enjoy the ability to work in many different styles and techniques, such as engraving the metal before applying enamel in the basse-taille technique or stenciling, applying powered enamel with a stencil pattern before firing, technique.

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Pat Johnson, who lives in the UK, has written a book that draws directly on her wealth of experience with enamel and its interactions with her chosen metal substrate, copper. Perhaps most significantly, she takes the oft-denigrated technique of sifting, or enamel layering using dry applications, and re-introduces it to young enamelists.

Pat Johnson, who lives in the UK, has written a book that draws directly on her wealth of experience with enamel and its interactions with her chosen metal substrate, copper. Perhaps most significantly, she takes the oft-denigrated technique of sifting, or enamel layering using dry applications, and re-introduces it to young enamelists.

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Vitreous enamel, also called porcelain enamel, is a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between and °C (1, and 1, °F).

The powder melts, flows, and then hardens to a smooth, durable vitreous coating. The word comes from the Latin vitreum, meaning "glass".

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Cloisonné (French pronunciation:) is an ancient technique for decorating metalwork objects. In recent centuries, vitreous enamel has been used, and inlays of cut gemstones, glass and other materials were also used during older resulting objects can also be called decoration is formed by first adding compartments (cloisons in French) to the metal object by soldering.

Enameling is an exacting but rewarding craft that can become a lifelong pursuit. Most of the tools are relatively tried, true, and unchanging, due to the exacting science of traditional glass-on-metal work. An ever-growing group of contemporary and experimental enamelists, though, have also encouraged enamel-focused manufacturers to innovate.

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