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All my work is glass enamel on a copper base. I buy the copper shapes and then build up and fire the multiple layers of enamel that decorate them. There is always a layer of enamel on the reverse. This balances the tension to which the decorated surface may be subjected as layers are added to it. It also means that generally there is bare copper copper only on the edges of the shape or where it has been scraped away allow me to solder a brooch bar.

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scrolled enamel earrings - round - bright blue on dark blue

scrolled enamel earrings - round - bright blue on dark blue
£11.00
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Description

These earrings are scrolled bright blue on a dark blue background on copper. I can't pretend that the two match - that would be impossible to achieve (see 'inspiration') - but they come close and anyway, who sees both your ears at the same time?

The drops are 13mm diameter and counter enamelled on the reverse. The wires are silver.

Your earrings will be sent boxed, as shown.

Delivery is by Royal Mail, first class, signed for.

Inspiration

Probably my favourite enamelling technique is scrolling. I draw a steel point through the piece while it is at red hot, in the kiln, to create a a pattern by drawing out the class. Similar techniques are used for feather icing and marbling paper. The enamel starts to cool as soon as the kiln door is opened so the window of opportunity is small; not every enamel colour has the same melting point so there is a big margin of error. At the end of the day I get the pattern the material allows me - so the design is not repeatable; so the pairs don't match. But the effect can be stunning. See what you think.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by ThatENAMELGuy within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £2.75 £0.00

Returns Policy

You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.

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