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Enamelling 14k gold filled


#1

Hello! Since I can enamel 14k gold, is 14k gold filled thick enough
gold to enamel? Thanks!


#2

some of my students did an experiment with GF and found the “double
clad” stuff did fine with a really attentive application of
’clear-fyr’ or a similar counter enamel with most enamelling
processes - forget sgraffito or any process that tempts you to use a
scribe or similar sharp tool to ‘carve’,make lines, or otherwise
potentially damage the gold layer. I remember that their plique
a’jour pieces came out quite nice!..rer


#3

How do you do plique a jour without cutting into the gold surface?

Noel


#4
How do you do plique a jour without cutting into the gold surface? 

You can prepare the armature either by piercing a plate or by
soldering wires together. I imagine with gold fill you must do the
latter.

Elliot Nesterman
ajoure.net


#5

Can you post a picture of your project? I do not understand why you
would need to cut into the gold.

Margie


#6
some of my students did an experiment with GF and found the
"double clad" stuff did fine with a really attentive application of
'clear-fyr' or a similar counter enamel with most enamelling
processes 

RE Rourke, where do you teach?