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ENAMEL WAREHOUSE - A Thompson Preferred Top Re-Seller

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EnamelWarehouse

ENAMEL WAREHOUSE - A Thompson Preferred Top Re-Seller

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania | 35226 Sales

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Jean Van Brederode, Thompson Preferred Distri

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Jean Van Brederode, Thompson Preferred Distri

Announcement    SIMPLY THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE!

FOR CLASSES AT CHARMED I'M SURE STUDIO GO TO:
*** http://enamel-warehouse.com ***

Check out our BRAND NEW Web address ~ http://www.enamel-warehouse.com

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $35!!!
OK, I HAVE DONE IT! Customers can now get free shipping with orders over $35!

34,000 sales and counting - more than TWICE our leading competitor! Here's just one of the reasons why (from a recent customer):
“Are you kidding me???? Fastest shipping ever, great choice of products ... I’m never ever going back to ***** (competitor). You have all my business from now on! 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆. Even better than five stars ! 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 Thanks!!!!

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INFO about the clear (flux enamels) - Inquiring minds want to know!
What are the differences of Thompson’s transparent clear enamel (sometimes referred to as “flux”)?

2008 – A low expansion clear used as the base coat for the crackle technique when Liquid Form-Water Base enamels are used for the second coat. 2008 is also good as a cover coat when working on titanium white steel panels.

2009 – This soft fusing clear will clear up on copper on the first firing. It may produce “break up” or “pull through” when a subsequent coat of enamel is fired high.

2010 – This soft fusing clear will clear up on copper on the first firing but requires more time and/or temperature than 2009. It may produce “break up” or “pull through” when a subsequent coat of enamel is fired high.

2015 – This medium fusing clear has a gold color similar to Thompson lead bearing 1005 or 426. It works well under warm colors.

2020 – This clear does not “yellow” on silver. It should always be used when a clear enamel is needed on silver as the first coat. It may also be used on copper and gold. It is also the clear transparent that is suggested to be used as a final cover coat in that is has a lower expansion than most of the other transparent clears.

2030 – This clear is the best all-purpose-use clear. It works well under other enamels, opaques and transparents. Fire sufficiently to dissolve all copper oxide (reddish-brown color). One or two refirings may be required.

2040 – This clear is harder than the above transparent clears. It is least likely to develop “pull through” when applying subsequent applications of enamel. It should be fired sufficiently to dissolve all copper oxide.

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SAVE on enamels AND get the best customer service anywhere! We never charge more than Thompson Enamel prices & always sell in the same sizes as Thompson - 2 oz & 8 oz. We never resize our product to confuse the buyer about price per ounce!

Do the math! SAVE by buying larger quantities. Example - Orient Red - 8 ounce for $44.40 ($5.55 per ounce), 2 oz for $14.80 ($7.40 per ounce).

We ship within THREE business days - Orders are processed on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons and are shipped the following business day. Enamel Warehouse is praised by our customers for our ultra-fast shipping & friendly customer service!

FYI - The following numbers are 80 mesh only - 2240, 2330, 2720, 2740, 2745, 2747, 2755, 2845, 2061, 2600. Thompson does not manufacture these in the 6/20 or other mesh sizes.

Since I have many customers wishing to purchase the 533 and the 303 liquids, I decided to make them up on my own from the powder form 533 and 303 in half-pint quantities which is much more practical than the pint. I also made up an instruction sheet that explains just how to be sure you always have the perfect mix. You can also go to the Ganoksin Web Site for the exact same set of instructions -
https://www.ganoksin.com/article/mix-industrial-liquid-enamels/
and read all about the proper handling/mixing of the liquid enamel.

Note - Liquid enamel settles quickly in its liquid suspension and needs to be stirred frequently. After a few weeks, you may find a hard sediment at the bottom of the jar. Simply poke holes in the thickened enamel, let it set for a while, and mix as it liquefies.

Hooray!!! I have now listed the most popular individual enamels in 2 ounce and 8 ounce as well as in the group listings - back by popular demand! If you don't find the color you want in the individual listings, they will be found in the group listings such as "Standard Level 2 ounce," Level A," "Level C," or "Level G." Eight ounce jars are found in the "Standard Level 8 ounce," Level A," "Level C," or "Level G" listings.

Introducing my worthy shipping assistants, Leslie and Kay - They are both AWESOME, by the way! The three of us are dedicated to giving you the very best shopping experience possible!

ENAMEL JEWELRY-MAKING SUPPLIES & TOOLS now offered at Enamel Warehouse!!!

SOMETHING NEW! A new way to order from Enamel Warehouse! Although I have most enamels listed separately in 2 ounce and 8 ounce, I have made NEW GENERAL LISTINGS for ordering ANY color 2 & 8 ounce enamels with a drop-down menu for color choices! Enamel prices vary according to the cost of producing them. The new listings are divided into STANDARD, LEVEL A, LEVEL C, and LEVEL G with STANDARD being the least expensive. Color charts accompany each listing to help you :~)

*****ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS*****

According to the Thompson catalog for the 1000/2000 series, "Normal Firing Range - 1400-1500 F; Coefficient of Expansion Range - 258 - 360 cubic expansion."

104 is morretti glass also called "effetre" - 9000 series to be used on glass but CAN also be used on copper. 5000 6000 series for window glass only and stainless. Call Thompson and talk to Tom Ellis to get more specific information.

QUESTION - WHAT COLORS SHOULD I CHOOSE?
Colors are personal and help define your unique artist's voice. I would start with colors that pop out at you when you look at a color chart. Practice & keep notes. There can be a lot of variation when you consider different kilns or torches, firing times, temps, etc. PLAY with them and enjoy the outcome! (...and keep notes!)

QUESTION - WHY ARE THERE FOUR COLOR BLOCKS IN THE COLOR CHART FOR TRANSPARENT ENAMELS? DO I GET ALL FOUR COLORS?
Notice that each transparent color on the chart has 4 blocks - one if fired directly on copper, one over clear flux (usually 2030), one over silver, and one over white. Since you can see through the enamel to the surface below, the underlying material or color will affect the enamel. You get one color of enamel that fires differently over different surfaces. Also, be sure to fire long enough to "clarify" the powdered transparent glass. Practice & keep notes!

QUESTION - CAN YOU USE THE ENAMEL FOR GLASS (effetre) ON METAL AND VISE VERSA?
Enamel for soft glass 104 Effetre falls in the same COE range as metals. So you can use them on metal. However the reverse is not true. You can't use the enamels for metals on glass.
There are more color choices for metals.

I am proud to announce that Thompson Enamel has rated Enamel Warehouse as a Preferred Thompson Distributor placing my shop in their highest Gold Level Group! Thank you to my customers who have supported me!!!

NOW Liquid Enamels 8 oz sizes fully stocked!

Instructions for using liquid enamels - search Ganoksin liquid enamel or http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/liquid-enamels.htm


LIQUID ENAMEL - FYI - There are 23 different liquid enamels. A couple of them are ground coat base enamels for steel and the rest of them can be divided into two different categories - polymer-based and clay-based. The polymer-based liquid enamels have nine different colors and the rest are all clay-based. A lot depends on what you want to do with them. I have the 533 white & 303 semi clear liquid enamel in both powder form and liquid form - half pint & pint. An 8 ounce bag of the powder form liquid enamel in any of the colors costs $10.25. The pints of premixed 533 and 303 are around $26. The other colors do come in liquid form, but it will take about a week for me to get them. I recommend getting the clay-based ones because they have the most variety in color, and I also recommend getting the dry form liquid enamel and then learning to mix it properly. Even if you buy the liquid form of the liquid enamel, you still have to know how to mix it because once it evaporates in the jar after use, you need to learn to mix it back to the right consistency anyway. To learn how to mix it properly you should go to the Ganoksin website and search liquid enamel. There you will find exact instructions.


IN STOCK!!! ALL THOMPSON COLORS in 2 and 8 ounce sizes - READY TO SHIP! Not all colors are listed here on Etsy, but I always have them in stock! SEND CONVO IF YOU DON'T SEE IT HERE!

Now (because you asked for it!) offering a separate opaque sample set and a separate transparent sample set in both the random sets of ten and the 70+ samples!!!

Want 8 oz sizes instead of 2 oz? See my NEW LISTINGS for ordering 2 or 8 ounce sizes with a drop-down menu for color choices!

WHAT IS MESH SIZE?
Medium Temperature - Medium Expansion Enamels for Copper, Gold, Silver, Low Carbon Steel & Metal Clay - 2oz jar

Normal firing temperature range: 1400-1500ºF
Coefficient of expansion range: 258-360 cubic expansion

Mesh size is an indicator of glass particle size. The mesh number indicates the number of openings in a linear inch in a standard wire mesh screen. 80 Mesh would be 80 openings per linear inch. 6 Mesh would be six openings per linear inch. A double mesh number such as 80/200 describes the glass particle sizes which pass through an 80 mesh screen, but stay on top of a 200 mesh screen.

80 Mesh enamel is the standard mesh size that Thompson sells. It is the mesh size used for most enameling procedures. It is glass that has been ground to a particle size slightly finer than "granular sugar".

6/20 Mesh enamels are particles that have an average diameter of about 1/16" to 1/8". This particle size is ideal for bead making on copper tubing, fired with a torch.

100 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 100 mesh wire screen (100 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is slightly finer than 80 mesh.

150 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 150 mesh wire screen (150 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is finer than 100 mesh.

200 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 200 mesh wire screen (200 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is finer than 150 mesh.

325 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 325 mesh wire screen (325 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is finer than 200 mesh and resembles "flour" in particle size.

INFO ABOUT THE LIQUID ENAMELS:
This is standard information, but as with most things, many variations exist with the process and individual using it.

LIQUID FORM ENAMEL, WATER BASED (BC 1070, BC 303, GC 16,
+ colors 533, 767, 935, etc.)
1. Those developed for specific applications – spraying, dipping, pouring
2. Traditionally used in industry.
3. BC 969 as a base breaks up a little bit under colors.
4. 303 is a harder glass and less likely to break up under colors. It can be used as a counter enamel when torch firing.
5. The LCE liquid form enamels are meant to go on as base coats as the first application of glass on copper with other colors to go on top.
For instance, reds go dark directly on copper, but with the base coat, they keep their intended color.
6. 1070 is a milky white and can be used as a base coat.
7. GC16- "ground coat" used on low carbon steel as a base coat.
8. 533 (titanium) not meant to be as a base coat due to its low expansion. It is great for sgraffito applications.

LCE OR LIQUID COUNTER ENAMEL – LCE 1, LCE 2, etc.
1. Original intenion was to coat both sides for 1st firing and eliminate pickling and minimize warping.
2. Originally developed as a liquid counter enamel (LCE).
3. Good for a counter with regular enamels on top.
4. No clay in these. They have polymer – sticky & dries hard
5. They are good for brushing.
6 Tom – Likes to sift a very light 80 mesh into wet LCE (personal pref) - too much will cause build-up and 80 mesh will fall off b/c nothing to hold in place.
7. The LCE's are not necessarily best for painting.

Also try these links for using liquid enamels:
https://www.ganoksin.com/article/mix-industrial-liquid-enamels/
glass-on-metal.com/pastart/liquid_enamel-ellis.htm
and
http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/liquid-enamels.htm

SEPARATION ENAMEL Info - http://www.glass-on-metal.com/pastart/separation.htm
Separation enamel affects the enamel layers UNDER it. It is best applied with a transparent layer directly UNDER it and changes the viscosity of the transparent layer. Separation enamel does not actually contain enamel. It is sold in a dry form and a liquid form.

CRACKLE ENAMEL Info - There are three crackle enamels in the 80 mesh enamels - 1006 - Crackle White, 2008, Crackle Clear, 1997, Crackle Black. These enamels affect the layers on TOP of them. They create a cellular crackling effect in both transparent and opaque enamels. The more crackle you use, the greater the crackling effect. Crackle enamels work best on domed surfaces because gravity helps in the movement of the hot liquid enamel.

WHY ARE THERE SHIPPING OVER-CHARGES???
We all have experienced sellers who actually make money on shipping fees.
I am not one of them. I always ALWAYS refund shipping/handling over charges for my customers :-)
Here's why there are shipping overages in the first place:
Because any one item, even something as lightweight as a three-point trivet or small sifter, would cost a minimum of $1.69 to send individually, each item has to be priced by the seller as if it is being shipped alone. If only that item was ordered, then the stated shipping would cover the shipping/handling. When several items are ordered, then the total shipping will be more than necessary and a refund is required. Here' how it works - A large order may be calculated by Etsy as costing $28.00. I get the order, decide that everything can be shipped in a medium or large flat rate box, for example, then refund the excess to you through your payment method.
I have built a solid reputation of fairness and honesty. My customers are my business and I treat them as I would like to be treated as a customer. My father was a small business owner and taught me that it doesn't matter what you are selling, your customer IS your business.

NOTICE ~ I am all about customer service! Most of my orders are shipped in 1 to 2 working days. Exceptions are holidays and larger orders.

How about the Ultralite small beehive kiln? How are they used? Here's a tutorial to give you an idea - http://copperheartdesigns.blogspot.com/2008/05/tutorial-intro-to-enameling.html

Enamel Warehouse carries ALL Thompson 1000 and 2000 series enamels, Thompson Enamel supplies, stamped copper shapes, and iron beads for torch firing and most enameling supplies. If you don't see it on my site, send me a convo. I can get it for you quickly!

I carry EVERY enamel 1000 and 2000 series colors in 8 and 2 ounce jars ready to go!

IMPORTANT NOTE - My promise to you - I get my enamels directly from Thompson. I charge you no more than Thompson prices (with a few exceptions when I get no re-seller discount) and NEVER confuse you by re-packaging in odd sizes at a higher price per ounce. I am also meticulous about purity of the product!

OFFICIAL PREFERRED GOLD (TOP) LEVEL DISTRIBUTOR for Thompson Enamel ~ Enamel Warehouse has been in business since 2010 and takes great pride in being one of Thompson Enamel's top-rated distributors. IF THEY HAVE IT, I SELL IT! http://www.thompsonenamel.com.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING - YES, I SHIP OUTSIDE THE U.S. If the item indicates that it can't be shipped outside the United States, please send a convo, and we will work it out. Often, international packages are delayed in customs. Please be patient. Most packages eventually arrive with no further issues.

Enamel Warehouse will not be responsible for delay, loss, or damage after any package leaves my warehouse. Packages stolen or delivered to the wrong apartment, for example, are not the responsibility of this shop. I have completed my job when the package leaves Enamel Warehouse packaged and addressed properly. Etsy provides a tracking number. It is the customer's responsibility to contact their post office about loss, delay, damage, or misplaced packages.

I have all colors in stock even if you don't see it in my shop! Look for the general listings that have drop-down menus containing colors that are not individually listed in my shop.

Don't see what you want in my shop? ORDER ANYTHING FOUND IN THE THOMPSON ENAMEL WEB SITE! Just make your list from www.thompsonenamel.com then send me an Etsy Convo or email javb2000 [!at] aol.com with your order.

Member of the Enamelist Society - www.EnamelistSociety.org and Grains of Glass (Ning group) online enameling communities.

Check out on Facebook - Enamel Warehouse and Liquid Enamel on Metal.

Check out my enameling & mixed media jewelry classes at my Charmed I'm Sure Studio in south central Pennsylvania and also at the following art retreats: Art & Soul in Virginia Beach, Colorado Springs, & Portland, Oregon (http://www.artandsoulretreat.com/), BeadFest in Philadelphia (http://www.beadfest.com). Search for Jean Van Brederode's workshops.

Enamel Warehouse carries all supplies from Thompson Enamel including opaque and transparent enamels, all enameling supplies, copper, stamped copper shapes, iron beads, torch firing beads, bead-making supplies. If you find it at www.thompsonenamel.com, I can get it for you!

As an approved top (Gold) level Thompson Enamel distributor, Enamel Warehouse sells enameling supplies from Thompson Enamel, the best-known and trusted name in the business. We are a Thompson Enamel official preferred retailer and guarantee the quality and purity of Thompson enamel products. Your order will be processed expeditiously - Your satisfaction is guaranteed by Enamel Warehouse!

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING DIRECTLY FROM THOMPSON IN KENTUCKY - I strive to carry most Thompson supplies & all enamel colors in my stock, but it is impossible to carry everything they sell. IF an order includes items that I do not have in stock that need to be shipped directly from Thompson, customers may experience a one to two week delay in receiving their orders due to backlogs at the Kentucky facility. Items I carry in my shop are processed immediately and shipped within 1 to 2 working days. My customers are my business!

********TRACKING NUMBER*******
A tracking number will be provided with each order. This ONLY tracks the package and shows the last location documented by the Postal Service. This is not insurance and does not guarantee delivery or cover damage.*****

***** Enamel Warehouse is not responsible for packages damaged or lost in the postal system and/or not delivered to you as as we have no control over your order once your package leaves our shop. It is your responsibility to contact the post office about a lost or damaged package or to be compensated if insurance was purchased.*****

*****Please consider adding insurance to your order for the extra peace of mind. You must notify me that you need insurance BEFORE I print out a shipping label. Thank you for your understanding!*****

*****I do not offer a refund for loss or damage after an order leaves my shop.*****

**** No coupons or discounts may be used with Paragon kilns (which are already deeply discounted) or other items over $200. ****

Also, please visit my shop of enameled jewelry and in-person workshops - CHARMED I'M SURE http://charmdimsur.etsy.com. I also give private lessons. See what these fabulous enamels can make!

ENAMEL WAREHOUSE CARRIES:

ALL THOMPSON PRODUCTS EVEN IF NOT LISTED HERE:
enamel, enamels, transparent enamel, transparent enamels, opaque enamel, copper, copper shapes, klyr fire, iron beads, filigree bead, filigree beads, torch fire bead, torch firing bead, enameling supplies, trivet, firing rack, rack, sifter, kiln, fork, firing fork, gloves, firing gloves, klyr fire, klyrfire, lumps, whiskers, cat whiskers, threads, millefiore, acrylic enamel, liquid form enamel, wafers, buttons, painting colors, counter enamel, brushable enamel, water color enamel, separation enamel, overglaze enamel, over glaze enamel, under glaze enamel, underglaze enamel, sample enamel, flux, decals, marking crayon, enamel crayon, underglaze pencil, ceramic pigment, marking pens, enamel marking pens, screening enamel, citric acid, glass etching, underglaze crayons, luster, lusters, liquid metals, foil, copper foil, gold foil, silver foil, cloisonne wire, plique-a-joir wire, plique-a-joir materials, Penny Brite, metal cleaner, pickling, pickling agent, Sparex, tongs, oxide inhibitor, holding agent, klyr-fire, dust mask, line sifter, bolting cloth, screens, stackable screens, mortar and pestle, sprayer, preval sprayer, burnishing, stoning, glass brush, bright boy, alundum, alundum stone, diamond cloth, stencil material, spatula, scriber, spreader, brushes, pen, quill pen, pen points, firing tools, scrolling tools, crucible, mica, support bars, racks, planches, nichrome wire, stilts, trivets, hot pad, furnace floor pad, furnace wash, kiln wash, furnace cement, asphaltum, resist media, transfer film, trinket kiln, hotplate furnace, hotplate kiln, pyrometer, copper, copper shapes, enameling iron, gilding metal, stamped copper, spun copper

INFORMATION - From Art Jewelry Magazine:

What is enameling?
Simply put, enameling is fusing glass to metal. Enamels are made of finely powdered glass particles and other materials, like minerals and ceramic pigments. Enamels come in lump, powder, and liquid forms.

Mini glossary
Coefficient of Expansion (COE) The rate at which a material expands and contracts; enamelists must consider the COEs of both the metal and the glass that they're firing together to ensure that the enamels adhere properly

Counter enamel Enamel fused to the back of a piece to balance the stress created by enamel fired on the front of the piece; prevents cracking

Fines Porcelain dust residue; it's important to wash the fines out of transparent enamels, or the fired colors will be cloudy

Flux A colorless, clear enamel often used as a base layer for subsequent layers of transparent enamels; enamel flux is unrelated to the flux used in soldering

Fully fused A fired enamel surface that is even and glossy

Fusing formula Enamels are manufactured in soft-, medium-, and hard-fusing formulas that correspond to the COEs of various metals; for example, medium temperature/medium expansion enamels are formulated for fine silver, gold, and copper

Holding agent An organic binder that helps adhere enamel powder to metal; Klyr-Fire is a common holding agent that is water soluble and is typically applied with a brush or diluted with distilled water and applied as a spray

Mesh A number indicating the coarseness of the particles in powdered enamels; low mesh numbers are coarser than high mesh numbers

Opaque Colors that are not transparent; it is not necessary to wash opaque enamels before using them

Orange peel A surface finish that occurs as enamel softens during firing and begins to fuse, creating a texture that resembles the skin of an orange

Sugar coat The texture of the enamel within the first minute of firing before the glass softens

Transparent Enamel colors can add visual depth to a piece
Enamel Safety Basics
When you're working with enamels:
• Wear a dust mask.
• Do not touch your eyes, nose, mouth, or other sensitive areas.
• Wear fire-retardant gloves or mitts when loading and unloading the kiln.
• Follow the manufacturer's instructions for operating your kiln.
• When using a fiberglass brush, brush enameled surfaces underwater and avoid skin contact.
• Use an alundum stone underwater.
• Consult your local hazardous waste center for proper glass-disposal methods.

*****INFO ABOUT LIQUID ENAMELS*****

QUESTION - What do you find to be the differences between the two types of liquid enamels: the LCE brushable and the Liquid Form Water Base?

I had a long chat with Tom Ellis from Thompson Enamel about liquid enamels.
Tom says this is the standard information, but as with most things, many variations exist with the process and individual using it.

LIQUID FORM ENAMEL (LCE) WATER BASED (BC 1070, BC 303, GC 16)
+ colors 533, etc.
1. Those were developed for specific applications – spraying, dipping, and pouring
2. Traditionally used in industry.
3. BC 969 as a base breaks up a little bit under colors.
4. 303 is a harder glass and less likely to break up under colors.
5. These are meant to go on as base coats as the first application of glass on copper with other colors to go on top.
For instance, reds go dark directly on copper, but with the base coat, they keep their intended color.
6. 1070 is a milky white and can be used as a base coat.
7. GC16- "ground coat" used on low carbon steel as a base coat.
8. 533 (titanium) not meant to be as a base coat due to its low expansion.
9. Not necessarily best for painting because they contain clay.

LCE OR LIQUID COUNTER ENAMEL – LCE 1, LCE 2, etc.
1. Original intention was to coat both sides for 1st firing and eliminate pickling and minimize warping.
2. Originally developed as a liquid counter enamel.
3. Good for a counter with regular enamels on top.
4. No clay in these. They have polymer – sticky & dries hard
5. They are good for brushing.
6 Tom – Likes to sift a very light 80 mesh into wet LCE (personal preference) - too much will cause build-up and 80 mesh will fall off b/c nothing to hold in place.

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 9, 2019

SIMPLY THE BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE!

FOR CLASSES AT CHARMED I'M SURE STUDIO GO TO:
*** http://enamel-warehouse.com ***

Check out our BRAND NEW Web address ~ http://www.enamel-warehouse.com

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $35!!!
OK, I HAVE DONE IT! Customers can now get free shipping with orders over $35!

34,000 sales and counting - more than TWICE our leading competitor! Here's just one of the reasons why (from a recent customer):
“Are you kidding me???? Fastest shipping ever, great choice of products ... I’m never ever going back to ***** (competitor). You have all my business from now on! 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆. Even better than five stars ! 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 Thanks!!!!

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INFO about the clear (flux enamels) - Inquiring minds want to know!
What are the differences of Thompson’s transparent clear enamel (sometimes referred to as “flux”)?

2008 – A low expansion clear used as the base coat for the crackle technique when Liquid Form-Water Base enamels are used for the second coat. 2008 is also good as a cover coat when working on titanium white steel panels.

2009 – This soft fusing clear will clear up on copper on the first firing. It may produce “break up” or “pull through” when a subsequent coat of enamel is fired high.

2010 – This soft fusing clear will clear up on copper on the first firing but requires more time and/or temperature than 2009. It may produce “break up” or “pull through” when a subsequent coat of enamel is fired high.

2015 – This medium fusing clear has a gold color similar to Thompson lead bearing 1005 or 426. It works well under warm colors.

2020 – This clear does not “yellow” on silver. It should always be used when a clear enamel is needed on silver as the first coat. It may also be used on copper and gold. It is also the clear transparent that is suggested to be used as a final cover coat in that is has a lower expansion than most of the other transparent clears.

2030 – This clear is the best all-purpose-use clear. It works well under other enamels, opaques and transparents. Fire sufficiently to dissolve all copper oxide (reddish-brown color). One or two refirings may be required.

2040 – This clear is harder than the above transparent clears. It is least likely to develop “pull through” when applying subsequent applications of enamel. It should be fired sufficiently to dissolve all copper oxide.

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SAVE on enamels AND get the best customer service anywhere! We never charge more than Thompson Enamel prices & always sell in the same sizes as Thompson - 2 oz & 8 oz. We never resize our product to confuse the buyer about price per ounce!

Do the math! SAVE by buying larger quantities. Example - Orient Red - 8 ounce for $44.40 ($5.55 per ounce), 2 oz for $14.80 ($7.40 per ounce).

We ship within THREE business days - Orders are processed on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons and are shipped the following business day. Enamel Warehouse is praised by our customers for our ultra-fast shipping & friendly customer service!

FYI - The following numbers are 80 mesh only - 2240, 2330, 2720, 2740, 2745, 2747, 2755, 2845, 2061, 2600. Thompson does not manufacture these in the 6/20 or other mesh sizes.

Since I have many customers wishing to purchase the 533 and the 303 liquids, I decided to make them up on my own from the powder form 533 and 303 in half-pint quantities which is much more practical than the pint. I also made up an instruction sheet that explains just how to be sure you always have the perfect mix. You can also go to the Ganoksin Web Site for the exact same set of instructions -
https://www.ganoksin.com/article/mix-industrial-liquid-enamels/
and read all about the proper handling/mixing of the liquid enamel.

Note - Liquid enamel settles quickly in its liquid suspension and needs to be stirred frequently. After a few weeks, you may find a hard sediment at the bottom of the jar. Simply poke holes in the thickened enamel, let it set for a while, and mix as it liquefies.

Hooray!!! I have now listed the most popular individual enamels in 2 ounce and 8 ounce as well as in the group listings - back by popular demand! If you don't find the color you want in the individual listings, they will be found in the group listings such as "Standard Level 2 ounce," Level A," "Level C," or "Level G." Eight ounce jars are found in the "Standard Level 8 ounce," Level A," "Level C," or "Level G" listings.

Introducing my worthy shipping assistants, Leslie and Kay - They are both AWESOME, by the way! The three of us are dedicated to giving you the very best shopping experience possible!

ENAMEL JEWELRY-MAKING SUPPLIES & TOOLS now offered at Enamel Warehouse!!!

SOMETHING NEW! A new way to order from Enamel Warehouse! Although I have most enamels listed separately in 2 ounce and 8 ounce, I have made NEW GENERAL LISTINGS for ordering ANY color 2 & 8 ounce enamels with a drop-down menu for color choices! Enamel prices vary according to the cost of producing them. The new listings are divided into STANDARD, LEVEL A, LEVEL C, and LEVEL G with STANDARD being the least expensive. Color charts accompany each listing to help you :~)

*****ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS*****

According to the Thompson catalog for the 1000/2000 series, "Normal Firing Range - 1400-1500 F; Coefficient of Expansion Range - 258 - 360 cubic expansion."

104 is morretti glass also called "effetre" - 9000 series to be used on glass but CAN also be used on copper. 5000 6000 series for window glass only and stainless. Call Thompson and talk to Tom Ellis to get more specific information.

QUESTION - WHAT COLORS SHOULD I CHOOSE?
Colors are personal and help define your unique artist's voice. I would start with colors that pop out at you when you look at a color chart. Practice & keep notes. There can be a lot of variation when you consider different kilns or torches, firing times, temps, etc. PLAY with them and enjoy the outcome! (...and keep notes!)

QUESTION - WHY ARE THERE FOUR COLOR BLOCKS IN THE COLOR CHART FOR TRANSPARENT ENAMELS? DO I GET ALL FOUR COLORS?
Notice that each transparent color on the chart has 4 blocks - one if fired directly on copper, one over clear flux (usually 2030), one over silver, and one over white. Since you can see through the enamel to the surface below, the underlying material or color will affect the enamel. You get one color of enamel that fires differently over different surfaces. Also, be sure to fire long enough to "clarify" the powdered transparent glass. Practice & keep notes!

QUESTION - CAN YOU USE THE ENAMEL FOR GLASS (effetre) ON METAL AND VISE VERSA?
Enamel for soft glass 104 Effetre falls in the same COE range as metals. So you can use them on metal. However the reverse is not true. You can't use the enamels for metals on glass.
There are more color choices for metals.

I am proud to announce that Thompson Enamel has rated Enamel Warehouse as a Preferred Thompson Distributor placing my shop in their highest Gold Level Group! Thank you to my customers who have supported me!!!

NOW Liquid Enamels 8 oz sizes fully stocked!

Instructions for using liquid enamels - search Ganoksin liquid enamel or http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/liquid-enamels.htm


LIQUID ENAMEL - FYI - There are 23 different liquid enamels. A couple of them are ground coat base enamels for steel and the rest of them can be divided into two different categories - polymer-based and clay-based. The polymer-based liquid enamels have nine different colors and the rest are all clay-based. A lot depends on what you want to do with them. I have the 533 white & 303 semi clear liquid enamel in both powder form and liquid form - half pint & pint. An 8 ounce bag of the powder form liquid enamel in any of the colors costs $10.25. The pints of premixed 533 and 303 are around $26. The other colors do come in liquid form, but it will take about a week for me to get them. I recommend getting the clay-based ones because they have the most variety in color, and I also recommend getting the dry form liquid enamel and then learning to mix it properly. Even if you buy the liquid form of the liquid enamel, you still have to know how to mix it because once it evaporates in the jar after use, you need to learn to mix it back to the right consistency anyway. To learn how to mix it properly you should go to the Ganoksin website and search liquid enamel. There you will find exact instructions.


IN STOCK!!! ALL THOMPSON COLORS in 2 and 8 ounce sizes - READY TO SHIP! Not all colors are listed here on Etsy, but I always have them in stock! SEND CONVO IF YOU DON'T SEE IT HERE!

Now (because you asked for it!) offering a separate opaque sample set and a separate transparent sample set in both the random sets of ten and the 70+ samples!!!

Want 8 oz sizes instead of 2 oz? See my NEW LISTINGS for ordering 2 or 8 ounce sizes with a drop-down menu for color choices!

WHAT IS MESH SIZE?
Medium Temperature - Medium Expansion Enamels for Copper, Gold, Silver, Low Carbon Steel & Metal Clay - 2oz jar

Normal firing temperature range: 1400-1500ºF
Coefficient of expansion range: 258-360 cubic expansion

Mesh size is an indicator of glass particle size. The mesh number indicates the number of openings in a linear inch in a standard wire mesh screen. 80 Mesh would be 80 openings per linear inch. 6 Mesh would be six openings per linear inch. A double mesh number such as 80/200 describes the glass particle sizes which pass through an 80 mesh screen, but stay on top of a 200 mesh screen.

80 Mesh enamel is the standard mesh size that Thompson sells. It is the mesh size used for most enameling procedures. It is glass that has been ground to a particle size slightly finer than "granular sugar".

6/20 Mesh enamels are particles that have an average diameter of about 1/16" to 1/8". This particle size is ideal for bead making on copper tubing, fired with a torch.

100 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 100 mesh wire screen (100 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is slightly finer than 80 mesh.

150 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 150 mesh wire screen (150 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is finer than 100 mesh.

200 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 200 mesh wire screen (200 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is finer than 150 mesh.

325 Mesh is particles that will pass through a standard 325 mesh wire screen (325 openings per linear inch). This mesh size is finer than 200 mesh and resembles "flour" in particle size.

INFO ABOUT THE LIQUID ENAMELS:
This is standard information, but as with most things, many variations exist with the process and individual using it.

LIQUID FORM ENAMEL, WATER BASED (BC 1070, BC 303, GC 16,
+ colors 533, 767, 935, etc.)
1. Those developed for specific applications – spraying, dipping, pouring
2. Traditionally used in industry.
3. BC 969 as a base breaks up a little bit under colors.
4. 303 is a harder glass and less likely to break up under colors. It can be used as a counter enamel when torch firing.
5. The LCE liquid form enamels are meant to go on as base coats as the first application of glass on copper with other colors to go on top.
For instance, reds go dark directly on copper, but with the base coat, they keep their intended color.
6. 1070 is a milky white and can be used as a base coat.
7. GC16- "ground coat" used on low carbon steel as a base coat.
8. 533 (titanium) not meant to be as a base coat due to its low expansion. It is great for sgraffito applications.

LCE OR LIQUID COUNTER ENAMEL – LCE 1, LCE 2, etc.
1. Original intenion was to coat both sides for 1st firing and eliminate pickling and minimize warping.
2. Originally developed as a liquid counter enamel (LCE).
3. Good for a counter with regular enamels on top.
4. No clay in these. They have polymer – sticky & dries hard
5. They are good for brushing.
6 Tom – Likes to sift a very light 80 mesh into wet LCE (personal pref) - too much will cause build-up and 80 mesh will fall off b/c nothing to hold in place.
7. The LCE's are not necessarily best for painting.

Also try these links for using liquid enamels:
https://www.ganoksin.com/article/mix-industrial-liquid-enamels/
glass-on-metal.com/pastart/liquid_enamel-ellis.htm
and
http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/liquid-enamels.htm

SEPARATION ENAMEL Info - http://www.glass-on-metal.com/pastart/separation.htm
Separation enamel affects the enamel layers UNDER it. It is best applied with a transparent layer directly UNDER it and changes the viscosity of the transparent layer. Separation enamel does not actually contain enamel. It is sold in a dry form and a liquid form.

CRACKLE ENAMEL Info - There are three crackle enamels in the 80 mesh enamels - 1006 - Crackle White, 2008, Crackle Clear, 1997, Crackle Black. These enamels affect the layers on TOP of them. They create a cellular crackling effect in both transparent and opaque enamels. The more crackle you use, the greater the crackling effect. Crackle enamels work best on domed surfaces because gravity helps in the movement of the hot liquid enamel.

WHY ARE THERE SHIPPING OVER-CHARGES???
We all have experienced sellers who actually make money on shipping fees.
I am not one of them. I always ALWAYS refund shipping/handling over charges for my customers :-)
Here's why there are shipping overages in the first place:
Because any one item, even something as lightweight as a three-point trivet or small sifter, would cost a minimum of $1.69 to send individually, each item has to be priced by the seller as if it is being shipped alone. If only that item was ordered, then the stated shipping would cover the shipping/handling. When several items are ordered, then the total shipping will be more than necessary and a refund is required. Here' how it works - A large order may be calculated by Etsy as costing $28.00. I get the order, decide that everything can be shipped in a medium or large flat rate box, for example, then refund the excess to you through your payment method.
I have built a solid reputation of fairness and honesty. My customers are my business and I treat them as I would like to be treated as a customer. My father was a small business owner and taught me that it doesn't matter what you are selling, your customer IS your business.

NOTICE ~ I am all about customer service! Most of my orders are shipped in 1 to 2 working days. Exceptions are holidays and larger orders.

How about the Ultralite small beehive kiln? How are they used? Here's a tutorial to give you an idea - http://copperheartdesigns.blogspot.com/2008/05/tutorial-intro-to-enameling.html

Enamel Warehouse carries ALL Thompson 1000 and 2000 series enamels, Thompson Enamel supplies, stamped copper shapes, and iron beads for torch firing and most enameling supplies. If you don't see it on my site, send me a convo. I can get it for you quickly!

I carry EVERY enamel 1000 and 2000 series colors in 8 and 2 ounce jars ready to go!

IMPORTANT NOTE - My promise to you - I get my enamels directly from Thompson. I charge you no more than Thompson prices (with a few exceptions when I get no re-seller discount) and NEVER confuse you by re-packaging in odd sizes at a higher price per ounce. I am also meticulous about purity of the product!

OFFICIAL PREFERRED GOLD (TOP) LEVEL DISTRIBUTOR for Thompson Enamel ~ Enamel Warehouse has been in business since 2010 and takes great pride in being one of Thompson Enamel's top-rated distributors. IF THEY HAVE IT, I SELL IT! http://www.thompsonenamel.com.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING - YES, I SHIP OUTSIDE THE U.S. If the item indicates that it can't be shipped outside the United States, please send a convo, and we will work it out. Often, international packages are delayed in customs. Please be patient. Most packages eventually arrive with no further issues.

Enamel Warehouse will not be responsible for delay, loss, or damage after any package leaves my warehouse. Packages stolen or delivered to the wrong apartment, for example, are not the responsibility of this shop. I have completed my job when the package leaves Enamel Warehouse packaged and addressed properly. Etsy provides a tracking number. It is the customer's responsibility to contact their post office about loss, delay, damage, or misplaced packages.

I have all colors in stock even if you don't see it in my shop! Look for the general listings that have drop-down menus containing colors that are not individually listed in my shop.

Don't see what you want in my shop? ORDER ANYTHING FOUND IN THE THOMPSON ENAMEL WEB SITE! Just make your list from www.thompsonenamel.com then send me an Etsy Convo or email javb2000 [!at] aol.com with your order.

Member of the Enamelist Society - www.EnamelistSociety.org and Grains of Glass (Ning group) online enameling communities.

Check out on Facebook - Enamel Warehouse and Liquid Enamel on Metal.

Check out my enameling & mixed media jewelry classes at my Charmed I'm Sure Studio in south central Pennsylvania and also at the following art retreats: Art & Soul in Virginia Beach, Colorado Springs, & Portland, Oregon (http://www.artandsoulretreat.com/), BeadFest in Philadelphia (http://www.beadfest.com). Search for Jean Van Brederode's workshops.

Enamel Warehouse carries all supplies from Thompson Enamel including opaque and transparent enamels, all enameling supplies, copper, stamped copper shapes, iron beads, torch firing beads, bead-making supplies. If you find it at www.thompsonenamel.com, I can get it for you!

As an approved top (Gold) level Thompson Enamel distributor, Enamel Warehouse sells enameling supplies from Thompson Enamel, the best-known and trusted name in the business. We are a Thompson Enamel official preferred retailer and guarantee the quality and purity of Thompson enamel products. Your order will be processed expeditiously - Your satisfaction is guaranteed by Enamel Warehouse!

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING DIRECTLY FROM THOMPSON IN KENTUCKY - I strive to carry most Thompson supplies & all enamel colors in my stock, but it is impossible to carry everything they sell. IF an order includes items that I do not have in stock that need to be shipped directly from Thompson, customers may experience a one to two week delay in receiving their orders due to backlogs at the Kentucky facility. Items I carry in my shop are processed immediately and shipped within 1 to 2 working days. My customers are my business!

********TRACKING NUMBER*******
A tracking number will be provided with each order. This ONLY tracks the package and shows the last location documented by the Postal Service. This is not insurance and does not guarantee delivery or cover damage.*****

***** Enamel Warehouse is not responsible for packages damaged or lost in the postal system and/or not delivered to you as as we have no control over your order once your package leaves our shop. It is your responsibility to contact the post office about a lost or damaged package or to be compensated if insurance was purchased.*****

*****Please consider adding insurance to your order for the extra peace of mind. You must notify me that you need insurance BEFORE I print out a shipping label. Thank you for your understanding!*****

*****I do not offer a refund for loss or damage after an order leaves my shop.*****

**** No coupons or discounts may be used with Paragon kilns (which are already deeply discounted) or other items over $200. ****

Also, please visit my shop of enameled jewelry and in-person workshops - CHARMED I'M SURE http://charmdimsur.etsy.com. I also give private lessons. See what these fabulous enamels can make!

ENAMEL WAREHOUSE CARRIES:

ALL THOMPSON PRODUCTS EVEN IF NOT LISTED HERE:
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INFORMATION - From Art Jewelry Magazine:

What is enameling?
Simply put, enameling is fusing glass to metal. Enamels are made of finely powdered glass particles and other materials, like minerals and ceramic pigments. Enamels come in lump, powder, and liquid forms.

Mini glossary
Coefficient of Expansion (COE) The rate at which a material expands and contracts; enamelists must consider the COEs of both the metal and the glass that they're firing together to ensure that the enamels adhere properly

Counter enamel Enamel fused to the back of a piece to balance the stress created by enamel fired on the front of the piece; prevents cracking

Fines Porcelain dust residue; it's important to wash the fines out of transparent enamels, or the fired colors will be cloudy

Flux A colorless, clear enamel often used as a base layer for subsequent layers of transparent enamels; enamel flux is unrelated to the flux used in soldering

Fully fused A fired enamel surface that is even and glossy

Fusing formula Enamels are manufactured in soft-, medium-, and hard-fusing formulas that correspond to the COEs of various metals; for example, medium temperature/medium expansion enamels are formulated for fine silver, gold, and copper

Holding agent An organic binder that helps adhere enamel powder to metal; Klyr-Fire is a common holding agent that is water soluble and is typically applied with a brush or diluted with distilled water and applied as a spray

Mesh A number indicating the coarseness of the particles in powdered enamels; low mesh numbers are coarser than high mesh numbers

Opaque Colors that are not transparent; it is not necessary to wash opaque enamels before using them

Orange peel A surface finish that occurs as enamel softens during firing and begins to fuse, creating a texture that resembles the skin of an orange

Sugar coat The texture of the enamel within the first minute of firing before the glass softens

Transparent Enamel colors can add visual depth to a piece
Enamel Safety Basics
When you're working with enamels:
• Wear a dust mask.
• Do not touch your eyes, nose, mouth, or other sensitive areas.
• Wear fire-retardant gloves or mitts when loading and unloading the kiln.
• Follow the manufacturer's instructions for operating your kiln.
• When using a fiberglass brush, brush enameled surfaces underwater and avoid skin contact.
• Use an alundum stone underwater.
• Consult your local hazardous waste center for proper glass-disposal methods.

*****INFO ABOUT LIQUID ENAMELS*****

QUESTION - What do you find to be the differences between the two types of liquid enamels: the LCE brushable and the Liquid Form Water Base?

I had a long chat with Tom Ellis from Thompson Enamel about liquid enamels.
Tom says this is the standard information, but as with most things, many variations exist with the process and individual using it.

LIQUID FORM ENAMEL (LCE) WATER BASED (BC 1070, BC 303, GC 16)
+ colors 533, etc.
1. Those were developed for specific applications – spraying, dipping, and pouring
2. Traditionally used in industry.
3. BC 969 as a base breaks up a little bit under colors.
4. 303 is a harder glass and less likely to break up under colors.
5. These are meant to go on as base coats as the first application of glass on copper with other colors to go on top.
For instance, reds go dark directly on copper, but with the base coat, they keep their intended color.
6. 1070 is a milky white and can be used as a base coat.
7. GC16- "ground coat" used on low carbon steel as a base coat.
8. 533 (titanium) not meant to be as a base coat due to its low expansion.
9. Not necessarily best for painting because they contain clay.

LCE OR LIQUID COUNTER ENAMEL – LCE 1, LCE 2, etc.
1. Original intention was to coat both sides for 1st firing and eliminate pickling and minimize warping.
2. Originally developed as a liquid counter enamel.
3. Good for a counter with regular enamels on top.
4. No clay in these. They have polymer – sticky & dries hard
5. They are good for brushing.
6 Tom – Likes to sift a very light 80 mesh into wet LCE (personal preference) - too much will cause build-up and 80 mesh will fall off b/c nothing to hold in place.

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ENAMEL WAREHOUSE - YOUR ONE-STOP SHOP FOR ENAMELS & SUPPLIES!

Owned and operated by Jean Van Brederode and her dedicated staff, Enamel Warehouse has been known since 2010 for superior products and customer service. Every Thompson 1000 and 2000 series enamel for copper, silver, low carbon steel, and metal clay (there are 169 of them!) in 2 and 8 ounce sizes are in stock at Enamel Warehouse. Also carried are all (dry form) liquid enamels in 8 oz packages, the most commonly used enameling supplies from Thompson Enamel (www.thompsonenamel.com), and discounted S and E series kilns from Paragon Industries on request. Jewelry-making tools are also her specialty, and she stocks only the best that Eurotool has to offer. Jean’s customers rave about her super-fast shipping (within 2 days) and friendly customer service!
As an artist, instructor, and lover of all things enamel, Jean pledges her commitment to you. She welcomes questions and happily gives after-the-sale service. In addition to operating a 5-star business, Jean also teaches enameling at Art & Soul and Beadfest art retreats and belongs to the Enamelist Society and Grains of Glass online enameling communities. Creating in her home studio, Charmed I'm Sure Studio, and hosting other artists there are among Jean’s favorite things to do! http://www.enamel-warehouse.com

Shop members

  • Jean Van Brederode, Thompson Enamel Preferred Distributor

    Owner, Curator, Shipper

    Nothing gives me more satisfaction than creating with metal and enamels except maybe teaching others the joys of doing it, too! I instruct in my PA home studio, Art and Soul Retreats and also BeadFest in Philadelphia, PA..

  • Leslie

    Shipper, Customer Service, Marketer

  • Kay

    Assistant, Shipper, Designer

  • Vanessa

    Assistant, Shipper, Customer Service

Production partners

  • Thompson Enamel

    KY, United States

    Address: 650 Colfax Ave, Bellevue, KY 41073

Shop policies

Last updated on June 4, 2019
My shop carries every Thompson series 1000 and 2000 enamel IN STOCK in 2 and 8 ounce sizes plus the most commonly used enameling supplies!

Visit http://www.thompsonenamel.com. If they have it then I sell it! If I don't carry it, I can get it for you usually within a week.

I DO ship internationally - see my shipping policies.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
We package enamels and supplies very carefully. Refunds/exchanges due to damage or shop error are happily done within five days of shipment arrival, and we will accept responsibility for the shipping. Please send photo of any damaged items in the packaging with your replacement request.
Exchanges and returns are the responsibility of the customer and shipping will be their responsibility unless an error is made by Enamel Warehouse. If a return or exchange is required due to our error, we will accept responsibility for the shipping.
Payment
Preferred payment method - Paypal or credit card through Etsy Direct Checkout.

If you want to purchase items that are not normally carried in my shop, I reserve the right to require payment in full prior to placing an order with my supplier.
Shipping
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We normally ship USPS within 24 to 48 hours. Our shippers work on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday. Orders will be in the mail no later than the next working day.
We have the BEST shippers at Enamel Warehouse - They make a difference in how much you pay for shipping and how fast you get your order!
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Enamel Warehouse is hard-working small business with three employees, and we strive to offer the best customer service available. With larger orders and over holidays, you can expect a longer than 24 - 48 hour processing/shipping time. Other than that, we process orders every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday!

Enamel Warehouse is NOT responsible for packages after they are shipped. Lost or damaged packages are the responsibility of the customer. Please check that the address you have saved with Etsy is correct. We are NOT responsible for your errors.

If you wish to purchase insurance, you must request it before we print the label. Etsy provides a tracking number. It is the customer's responsibility to contact their post office about loss, delay, or damage.

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING DIRECTLY FROM THOMPSON IN KENTUCKY - I try to carry the most commonly ordered Thompson products & enamels in my stock, but it is impossible to carry everything they sell. IF an order includes items that I do not list that need to be shipped directly from Thompson, customers may experience a one to two week delay in receiving their orders due to backlogs at the Kentucky facility. Items I carry in my shop are processed and shipped M - W - F. Shipping from Thompson is usually more expensive than from Enamel Warehouse. They ship UPS/FedEx. Enamel Warehouse ships USPS and will choose the cheapest shipping method such as USPS flat rate. We always refund excess shipping charges!

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING -
Yes, we ship outside the US except for larger items like kilns or shears. Etsy sets the shipping charges based on the weight of the order. We give them the individual weight of the items but they don’t know that we can combine them into a flat rate box for example. When we see that there is an excess paid in shipping, we always refund to the customer the overage. We always refund any excess shipping charges!
Additional policies and FAQs
Those who shop at Enamel Warehouse know that I am all about customer service and education. My reviews speak for themselves! I am easily approachable and answer convos promptly. If I can't answer your question, I will steer you in the right direction or get the right information for you! I appreciate you, my customer, and do what it takes to keep your business!

Enamel Warehouse is hard-working small business with two employees and we strive to offer the best customer service available. With larger orders and over holidays, you can expect a longer processing/shipping time. Other than that, we process orders Monday, Wednesday, & Friday!

I teach enameling and mixed media jewelry at numerous art retreats across the country. To be sure your orders are promptly filled, my assistants, Leslie & Kay will check and ship orders that come in while I am away.