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Silver and Copper Torch Enamelling. A Workshop by Ana Margarida Carvalho

Workshop  /  Technics   ProfessionalPractice  /  04 May 2024  -  05 May 2024
Published: 18.04.2024
Silver and Copper Torch Enamelling. A Workshop by Ana Margarida Carvalho.
Centro de Joalharia de Lisboa
Management:
Sérgio Faia
DEADLINE: 03/05/2024
Ana Margarida Carvalho. Pin: Untitled, 2016. Copper, enamel, stainless steel. 3 x 3 x 3 cm. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Pin: Untitled, 2016
Copper, enamel, stainless steel
3 x 3 x 3 cm
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
© By the author. Read Klimt02.net Copyright.

Intro
Practical workshop on techniques of enamelling without the use of a kiln, with a torch, on copper and silver.
Objectives:
Acquire technical skills in torch enamelling on copper and silver.

Teacher: Ana Margarida Carvalho.

Programme:

> Introduction to Enamelling
  • Safety rules and equipment.
  • Types of opaque enamels and metals to be enamelled.
  • Cleaning and conservation of enamels.
  • Enamel melting points.
  • Auxiliary materials.
  • Technical constraints in the various production stages.
  • Technical solutions for integration into final parts.
  • Tools and materials.
  • Cleaning.
  • Preparation of the different work areas.
> Preparation
  • tools and work area.
  • preparation of the metal to be enamelled.
> Enamelling flat surfaces
  • Cleaning.
  • Counter enamelling, one colour, sugar point, multiple colours, sgrafitto, stencil, drawing with auxiliary materials, drawing with enamels, inclusions.
> Enamelling curved surfaces
  • Cleaning.
  • Counter enamelling, enamelling a colour.
> Finishing and maintenance
  • Safety equipment.
  • Tools.
  • Polishing enamels.
  • Cleaning the tools.
  • Integration of enamel in a new jewelry piece

Price: 220 €
The price includes insurance and materials.
VAT-free course.
Participant keeps the pieces produced.

Who is it for:
Anyone with or without experience in jewellery making, wanting to learn about enamelling.
 
Mín. / maximum students: 7/10
Certificate: For students with at least 80% of session attendance.
 
Ana Margarida Carvalho. Brooch: Northern Leaves, 2015. Oxidized copper, enamel, oxidized alcapa, stainless steel. Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho. Ana Margarida Carvalho
Brooch: Northern Leaves, 2015
Oxidized copper, enamel, oxidized alcapa, stainless steel
Photo by: Ana Margarida Carvalho
© By the author. Read Klimt02.net Copyright.