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This object is a combination of enamel and silver clay.
It is a big project and not ready in 1 day!
I’ am Jan v d Wal, I like to fabricate art with my hands and I’m 67 years old.
I noticed the art of enamel for the first time when I visited the museum in Ravensteijn approximately 3 years ago.
Below my adventures with this enamel art till today.
Basic instructions to work with silver clay.
You have done a wonderful donation for the schools were I did a workshop enameling for mother’s day.
It was busy here on this side and I was waiting for the stories I had to get from the schools.
Of course many thanks for your donation!
We could not manage to get such a nice day without it.
The fishes were not so easy to enamel the thin tails were bending while enameling only on one side.
However It ended all ok.
I have heard from many mothers that this was a terrific present and so much different than the usual paper work children make at school…
Bill Scobie from Ireland submitted this art piece.
Thanks Bill for sharing your "Japanese Temple" to us.
This Japanese Temple is 68 cm high, 50 cm wide, and 17 cm deep.
It is mainly made of wood called "spalted beech", and decorated with metals such as bronze, copper, stainless steel and brass.
On the front, as well as metal, there are panels of veneer, marquetry and enamel, and the eye formed from copper and also enamelled.
Create your own custom made enamel firing rack.
These pictures and descriptions are submitted by Adele Bouwman.
Thanks for this contribution.
How to make an ornament for the Christmas tree.
This time a mushroom.
It is a 3d object.
The benefit of this mushroom is that you can see it all year.
In order to get more profit of the transparent enamel I added a special enamel powder white to the assortment of the shop.
Herewith some pictures of the enamel party at our school.
Lately I got a card with a moving annoucement in my mailbox.
You can see on the picture within a glimpse that this young couple are very proud on their new home.
It is a beautifull canalhouse to see.
When I was a small kid I played with friends over there and fished in the canals.
It crossed never in my mind that I would be remembered on this time in such a way.
It is a inspiring source to do something with it.
Make a bracelet with different colors
I attend a course "silversmith" for several years now.
On a day I saw some examples of enamel art.
So I decided to try this out myself.
After some experiments I discovered that transparent enamels get color differenced if the copper has an uneven surface.
This brought me the idea to combine the etching of copper with enamel.
This art piece is a combination of different techniques.
It is completely different than the creation of a piece of jewelry.
This butterfly shows you how to create in a simple way 3d enamel art.
Ear rings with an enamel Yogi Bear
Enamel a wolfs head on fine silver.
Enamel slope sides.
A bowl in waterman colors.
Make a enamel house name tag.
Tag this on your front door.