Kovel: Chinese cloisonne has been done for centuries
Published 11/22/2013, INFORUM
The Chinese enameling called cloisonne has been made for centuries. A thin metal wire is bent into shape on a metal vase and soldered into place. Then colored enamels are floated in to fill each space and form the decoration. The word “cloison” is French for “fence” and is the source of the word cloisonne.Word count: 910
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