Enamelling on Precious Metals

Jeanne Werge-Hartley
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: An introduction of the enamels and the precious metals used for enamelling. The details and alternative approaches to champlêvé, cloisonné, plique â jour and other techniques explained. The work of leading enamellers including Jane Short and Fred Rich are introduced. Advice on working safely, and technical information about enamel colours and their firing temperatures.
Enamelling on Precious Metals by Jeanne Werge-Hartley

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About the author

Jeanne Werge-Hartley has been actively involved with jewellery and enamelling for many years. She has her own personal workshop, and works to both public and private commission. She is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths and Founder Member of the British Society of Enamellers.

Press Reviews

‘Beautifully illustrated’ (Library Journal)

- Library Journal

‘Well researched’ (Association of Contemporary Jewellery)

- Association of Contemporary Jewellery

‘Astounding and extremely competent’

- Glass on Metal