I am looking for on various techniques for plique a
I found an article from 1992 in Enameling on Metal, about Valery
Timofeev’s technique; I was also in touch with one of his students,
Diane Almeyda. She says she uses a different technique but didn’t
so, I’m wondering if anyone at Orchid can provide me with some
precise instructions for assembling & soldering plique a jour
wires… I purchased a small stainless steel cup to use as a mold,
and I have ordered plique a jour wires in two sizes - heavy wires for
the larger structural ‘ribs’ and thinner wire for the smaller cells.
I’ve also done a lot of soldering, so I should be able to manage the
soldering; but I’m just not clear about the best approach. do you
form the wires flat and then fit them on the cup/mold? do you fit the
wires around the cup/mold and actuallly solder them there?
anyway, any info/advice would be greatly appreciated!