ENAMEL

A VITREOUS SUBSTANCE WHOSE MAIN COMPONENT IS SILICA MIXED WITH OXIDES (TRANSITION METALS) THAT CREATE A VAST PALETTE OF COLOURS. ENAMEL IS USED TO DECORATE METAL SURFACES, IN PARTICULAR GOLD, SILVER AND COPPER.
TRANSLUCENT ENAMEL ALLOWS THE PASSAGE OF MORE OR LESS LIGHT, FOR EXAMPLE THE OPALESCENT ENAMELS THAT GIVE A SOUGHT-AFTER MILKY QUALITY TO CERTAIN PIECES.
CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL
CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL
PAINTING ON ENAMEL