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Enameling Beginner Kit

$279.95 USD
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Item# 75840
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  • Add custom details to metal jewelry and home art
  • Instructional book will have you making enameled art on your first try!
  • Includes everything you need to get started

Product Description

Learn an exciting new craft in an afternoon! Create your own beautifully colored metal jewelry, bowls, boxes and art. Discover the ancient art of enameling and all of its beautiful and exciting possibilities. This beginner kit includes everything you need: furnace, tools, enamels, projects and instructions. Make colorful, vibrant enameled art on your very first try!

Kit Includes:

  • Electric hotplate furnace
  • 3" flanged firing rack
  • Spatula
  • 2 oz. holding agent
  • Six each of copper squares, circles and ovals (about 1-1/2")
  • 8 opaqe copper enamels (2 oz. each)
  • 8 oz. lump enamel
  • 1 oz. enamel threads
  • Beginner's Enameling Course Instruction Guide
  • Copper Enameling Project Book
  • Hot Pad 6-5/8" Square
  • 2" Enamel Sifter

Project by Dorothy Cockrell. From "Beginner's Guide to Enameling" book #6553.

Step-by-Step: Copper Enameling
See images below
1. Clean copper with metal polish.
2. Sift on a layer of enamel.
3. Place on tripod in furnace. Fire until surface is smooth and glossy.
4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 for additional colors.
Step-by-step images by Dorothy Cockrell.

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  •   Good little kit
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Pros : this little kit has everything that you would need to get started and make wonderful enameled jewelry. You can plug in the kiln and start enameling. It may seem that the instructions are not clear, but enameling is really that easy. You just plug in your kiln, wait for it to get hot - about 15 minutes, then you clean your metal and shift the enamel onto the metal blank. You put the metal into the kiln and watch to see that it is all smooth and shiny. Take it out of the kiln and let it air cool. Then you continue putting on others layers of enamel. It is fun and easy.
Cons : The instructions included could be better. But purchase another book with this kit and it will be well worth it.
Other Thoughts : This kit has been given a bad rap. It's a great deal and will be perfect for a beginner. You need to be a self learner and have the ability to be brave and just try something without tons of instruction.
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  •   Enameling kit
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Pros : Nothing positive.
Cons : My daughter, who is very skilled in jewelry making and fusing glass, was unable to ever make anything with this kit. Instructions are too vague. A real waste of money.
Other Thoughts : Delphi is a good company. I hope this review saves someone from a disappointing purchase.
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  •   don't expect what's in the picture
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Pros : Nothing to report.
Cons : In the picture there appears to be a book of instructions in reality it contains notes that are so badly photocopied time & time again that they are hardly legible. Not impressed at all given that it is a "beginner" kit & yet the instructions are photocopied so poorly.
Other Thoughts : To save disappointment look elsewhere for a kit.
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