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Here’s the third installment in my cloisonne practice project series. Though I couldn’t reproduce the particular blue of the blue-eye flower in the photo (I have a more limited palette than Mother Nature!) I was still very happy with the way this one turned out.
I sat down last week and took two days to cut out all four of the shapes, counter-enamel and flux them, bend the wires and fire them into place for all four pieces. After that it took me about a day to do the layers and firings on each one.
Cloisonne wires sunk very sligtly in a coat of clear flux (the back is already enamelled
Third coat sugar fired (I forgot to take the wet-pack photo)
Fourth coat wet-packed (forgot to take the picture of the fouth coat sugar fired)
Fifth coat sugar fired
6th coat wet-packed
6th coat sugar fired
I’ve really enjoyed reading your blog – your cloisonne work is beautiful ( and really interesting to see how it is created!)