Re: [CR]Re: Cloisonne goodness from Cinelli (er, correction)


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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Cloisonne goodness from Cinelli (er, correction)
Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2007 11:17:35 -0700
To: CR RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Yes Jamie, that is my belief also. There are many ways to skin a cat, but it is all called Cat Skinning.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA USA

On Jul 8, 2007, at 3:39 AM, James Swan wrote:
> Hi Chuck,
>
> It is my understanding that one-off pieces of cloisonne jewelry, or
> decorative items, are made by a process of soldering lengths of
> square silver wire to a base plate to create the "cloisters". The
> pieces of wire are carefully bent into shapes before they are
> soldered down. Once affixed to the base, the top surface of all the
> wires is sanded off fair and then polished.
>
> I believe that this was the original process, and the various
> methods that you mention have been devised to facilitate the
> manufacture of multiple items.
>
> Regards, Jamie
>
>
> Jamie Swan
> Centerport Cycles Inc.
> 245 Main St.
> Northport, N.Y., U.S.A. 11768
> 631-262-0909
>
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>
>
> On Jul 8, 2007, at 12:40 AM, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
>
>> They can be made in a casting process, a stamping process, or an
>> etching process.