This is a previously discussed topic and if you search the
archives you will find quite a bit of info…but here is a good
comprehensive posting that Juliet did for us some time ago that
I had saved.
I have spent quite a bit of time searching for enamel suppliers
and have found that the best sources are mail order suppliers. I
live right outside of New York City and have no trouble finding
Thompson Enamel products, which I must say are excellent, but
they have stopped manufacturing leaded enamels and unfortunately
for us leaded enamels have a certain clarity and luster that
cannot be matched by unleaded glass.
My two main sources in NYC for enamel products and tools are also
mail order suppliers:
45 W. 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
(212) 840- 1860
Tevel and Bob are great, they carry Thompson and Latham Enamels
from the UK, KlyrFire, Kilnwash, stoning supplies, you name it.
They are also the best source for raising/ forming tools and
34 W. 46th Street
NY, NY 10036
(212) 944- 0909 phone
(212) 944- 0644 fax
These folks rock my world. If you come to NYC, you MUST visit
this store. Their prices are unbeatable, everyone working there
are wellsprings of this store is the penultimate
playground for metal workers. They carry Thompson Enamels and
almost anything else you can think of
Enamelwork Supply Company
1022 N.E. 68th St.
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 525- 9271 info line
(800 ) 596- 3257 orders
This is the source for Schauer Enamels from Austria,Ninomiya
products from Japan, ceramic paper for Plique a jour, and
"Boshuko" polishing powder. The catalog is an essential for
persons worried aboucolor by color chart of the harmful
ingredients in the products offered.
Bovano Industries, Inc.
830 S. Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410-3417
(203) 272- 3208
(203) 250-7527 (fax)
The source for beautiful Emaux Soyer enamel. (Cristallerie de
Thompson Enamel has already been listed by other orchids, but the
magazine “Glass On Metal” is also worth reading and is listed in
their catalog (Thompson is the main U.S. supplier, their non
leaded enamels are what many of the catalogs including allcraft?
resell.) Call (606)291-3800.
Glass On Metal
The Enamelist Society
PO Box 310
Newport, KY 41072
ALso check out these glassworking Catalogs:
4570 Tennessee Drive
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
(530) 677- 1400 phone
(530) 677-1600 fax
Website: http:// innercite.com/-flameon
Wale Apparatus Co., Inc.
400 Front Street
PO Box D
Hellertown, PA 18055
(800) 334-WALE (9253)
(610) 838- 7440 (faX)
Hope this helps.