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Enamelling on Precious Metals

By Jeanne Werge-Hartley

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ISBN: 9781847972057
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 06/07/2010
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 185 colour photographs 13 line drawings

Enamels have fascinated the world for centuries and have been enjoying a resurgence over the last forty years. In this new paperback edition, Enamelling on Precious Metals looks at how such stunning effects are achieved from the inspiration of design through the intricacies of the process to the skills of firing.

Topics covered:

  • Historical background to enamelling
  • An introduction to enamels and precious metals
  • Tools and equipment
  • Techniques including champleve, cloisonne and plique a jour
  • Advice on safe practice and technical information

"Beautifully illustrated" (Library Journal) "Well researched" (Association of Contemporary Jewellery) "Astounding and extremely competent" (Glass on Metal)

RRP: £19.99

Site Price: £15.99

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Latest Reviews
" Even if you are, like me, only a beginner when it comes to enamels the book is still an excellent resource. This book is definitely an inspiration! "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Beads & Beyond

" This excellent book, originally published in 2002, is now reissued in paperback format. The well written and presented text consists of practical instructions and is suported by a wide span of illustrations, focusing especially on recent enamelwork in the UK. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Journal of the Guild of Enamellers

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