Catherine PAGANI

Detail of cloisonné beads. The cloisonné technique involves placing enamel paste into cells (French cloisons) that are formed from slender metal wires soldered onto a metal foundation. The wires become part of the overall design of when the piece is fired at a temperature high enough to fuse the paste without destroying the metal. PHOTO BY ANNA MYERS.

Cloisonné, also known as inlaid enamel, is a decorative art form brought to China from the West around

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:13-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Science, Technology, and Medicine, Technology|Comments Off on Cloisonné (Jǐngtàilán 景泰 蓝)|Jǐngtàilán 景泰 蓝 (Cloisonné)

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