In the workshop. Few manufacturing steps of my cloisonné TROPICAL FISH
Preparation of the copper shape and of the copper rods that'll draw the pattern.
Preparation of the partitions, copper rods that'll be welded on the shape drawing the pattern.
The partitions are welding on the shape and draw the pattern.
Some copper partitions are already welded.
Preparation of the colorful enamels.
Applying the different colorful enamels between the copper partitions.
Appling of the white and purple enamels in the copper compartments.
Baking of the enameled cloisonnes.
The oven. Baking of each cloisonne, one by one.
Baking of one cloisonné tea pot.
After the baking. Polishing of the cloisonnés with 3 different stones.
Polishing with 3 different stones. The cloisonné becomes smooth and bright developing the drawing and all its colours.