Hi and welcome into my shop, Earthly Desires!
My name is Jennifer and I have been crafting copper enameled art items for about 10 years. I love it! I'll keep the process simple: Copper enameling is the art of applying enamel to copper and heating it in a 1500-degree kiln anywhere from 1 to 4 minutes. The piece can be fired only once or twice or many times, to get just the right effect. There many other actions involved (pickling, stoning, etc.) to get the item to the final stage and it can be quite time-consuming, but all of that just means that you get an absolutely One of a Kind treasure!
Enamel is actually glass and it comes in a variety of forms-powder, lumps and threads. The powder is sifted or painted ("wetpacked") on to the copper, while the lumps and threads are placed on to the copper. The copper form can either be a…
- Joined February 7, 2010
- Columbus, OH, United States