Forming and Enamelling Thin Guage Silver

Workshop with Jane Short

Marion Edwards

Aim of the day:

To experiment with forming and enamelling thin gauge (0.4mm) silver.

To texture by scribing, engraving and hammering; and form by blocking, creasing and corrugating

To sieve enamel evenly onto a 3D form.

To experiment with dark over light enamel colours.

We were given a choice of forming and enamelling a silver dish or leaf shape which could be used for jewellery

Instructions for making dish 0.4mm Silver: