The purpose to use glue with enameling is to glue the enamel powder and cloisonne wire to the surface of the art piece.
As long as everything is flat then there will be no problems, however, when there are vertical surfaces or slope surfaces, then it is required to use glue
Below you can read how and when to use glue..
Glue to use with enamel powder
Prepare enamel powder with glue in order to use it with wet pack.
In stead of demineralized water, you can use the glue, to make a paste for wet pack.
To use glue with the sifting technique.
Apply the glue on with a brush on the slope or vertical surface.
Sift the enamel powder on the surface.
You have to act swiftly, before the glue dries out.
Let it dry.
To secure cloisonné wire, glass threads, granules or other objects.
Separate materials like cloisonne wire, glass threads, granules etc, can be secured by applying glue to the object and to let it dry.
In this way everything is secured enough to transport it safely to the kiln.
Let it dry before to transport it and shove it in to the kiln.
Glue for cloisonné wire.
There is special glue available to glue cloisonne wire onto vertical and slope surfaces.
Apply the glue to the cloisonne wire and fix it to the surface.
Let it dry.
This is ideal to combine with the glue for enamel powder.