Cloisonne

Apart from just crocheting my other obsessive passion is enamelling, this time consuming gold and silversmithing proccess enables me to get in touch with my perfectionist side.

Of  enamelling techniques Cloisonne is my favourite it involves bending tiny wires into shape and then applying layers of colour into the created “cells”

Here is my anatomic heart piece being made:

firstly the fine silver wires all bent into shape:

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This is after the first layer of colour has been applied and fired.

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After the many layers of colours have been applied and fired, the piece is sanded smooth and given a final firing, the finished piece looks like this, image does not show the clarity and depth of colour in the piece:OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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