Welcome to my blog Enameling Hotline of Cloisonne Jewelry Techniques and others such as Plique a Jour and Champleve Enameling Jewelry Techniques. My site is a donation of everyones time to share and further the education of the fine art of enameling. I am very happy to answer questions to help you, but please ask here and not emailing me directly. It save me time and others can share also. Thanks!!
Each Topic on the left of this page is a chapter that is constantly growing as I add demos and information to them. So visit often and learn the beautiful art of Cloisonne and many other Enameling techniques.
I enjoy teaching enameling. If I can be of help to you to advance your love of this art please visit my page One on One Classes.
When I am not busy teaching, as an enameling artist, I create gold enamel jewelry custom enamel jewelry. It is wonderful to help a client design a unique piece of jewelry that is like no one else’s. I don’t know about you, but I do not like to look like everyone else. I am a unique individual and want what I wear to say so. Visit www.closionneenameljewelry.com to see my creations
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A Fine Arts major from Florida State, she has a varied art background ranging from photography, drawing, fabrics and clay, to her passion art jewelry. She has traveled the world gathering inspiration from all of her adventures, and now works to create her own wearable interpretations of the natural beauty she has encountered. Patsy is passionate about the ocean and the planet and donates a portion of all profits to various environmental preservation groups. She creates from the finest quality silver, gold, enamels and gemstones.
“I have created this site so we can share as artists. It is a wonderful a way for me to give”
“Custom Cloisonne Jewelry and Custom Enamel Jewelry are a delight to me. Contact me if I can create a jewel of your very own inspired personal adornment! All of my creations are One of a Kind Jewelry, whether in Cloisonne Necklaces, Cloisonne Earrings or Enamel Jewels such as Plique a Jour, I am thrilled to design for you.”
Get involved. This is awful! My grandsons and I picked up trash off the beautiful Coastline along the Alabama Gulf. I was pleased when they asked if we could do this during their summer break. The most plastic objects we picked up were straws. I believe if each time...
Get involved in good! Share with others to hold our earth precious. As the holiday season begins think of simple ways to give to others and to our earth. WWF Visit https://www.worldwildlife.org/ See what they are doing and visit WWF Gift Center. You can purchase...
Enamels on Different Metals-What A Difference. Wow what a difference in the brilliance of the color. You can use foils to your advantage to get the enhanced color you are looking for. Gold foil makes colors have more yellow. Copper will warm colors up. Silver will...
Check here for a couple of color reference tools that are very helpful for your enameling projects. One, is a product made for films in photography. It is very simple to over lay the sheets and see how the color changes. I had an inquiry the other day on how an...
Demo for the Week! Making Color Test Plates of Enamels How to make a test a plate of enamel. Necessary to see the true enamel color once fired. What you see in the container un-fired is not what it looks like when fired. First big reason I go about it this way, is...
Hi Patsy Just enjoyed viewing all of your designs! Do you have any suggestions on shading within the cells of your cloisonne or know of any publications I could read to help me out? thank you, Wendy Hi Wendy, Thanks for visiting and I am happy to try to help. I can...
The Matilija Poppy
Tom Herman you probably know as www.sevennfingers.com and I have begun to work on the Matilija Poppy. He is a true Master of sculpting metal into ornamental patterns using Bass Relief techniques, as well as engraving and saw piercing.
Follow our journey to raise funds to support the Mendocino Art Center at http://alohilanidesigns.com/matilija-poppy/ The jewel we are creating will be auctioned later this year. The replication will be Plique a Jour Enamels on 18k Gold.
More saw piercing, with the stigma enhanced with a yellow diamond! It is almost time to start the enameling. Check out the progress here http://alohilanidesigns.com/matilija-poppy/
Clear Creek Academy of Jewelry and Metal Arts
Fall 2017 | 6-days The workshop is full!!
Our class was a huge success! So many talented artist. Which makes my work a blast!
Take a look. And you know my approach. Everyone drew and painted out there designs in advance. The last image the center is a stone she set in the enamel. Great job by all!! *)
Kilns for Jewelry, Enameling, PMC, Glass and Ceramics
My KILNS for enameling and other artist needs. Jewelers, potters,glass work, and PMC Kilns. They are hot, fast, portable and most affordable. Kilns with 5 Star reviews!
Here is a quick view of our 55F-IP model. This is the 5 x 5 interior with an Analog controller. I have just launched my dedicated website for these kilns. Check them out here – KILNS
We just had our first International order ship! Very exciting.