Enamel tests

I have been doing a few colour tests of enamels that are new to me. This one is called Forsythia and is manufactured by Milton Bridge Ceramic Colours Ltd but will be available from Vitrum Signum. More information on the Guild of Enamellers website

Learn to enamel

Today I have had a lovely day teaching Denise a little bit about enamelling on copper. She brought with her a small enamelled picture of trees by Harry Nicholson that she had bought some time ago and was intrigued by. She began by learning to sift thin layers of enamel onto small pieces of sheet […]

Heat is on – exhibition at the Pannett Gallery, Whitby

A group of us are preparing for the Guild of Enamellers exhibition at the Pannett Gallery in Whitby. It includes work from members all over the country, Glasgow to Hastings, the Wirral to Whitby and the official opening takes place on Friday 6th July 2012 at 7pm. Please leave a comment if you would an […]

Day 2 of Open Studios

Day 2 and I am about to go and open up early. I have a few jobs to finish and want to do a bit of tweaking to my displays. I finished off a few silver cores to some new charm beads yesterday so need to display them in pride of place. I also want […]

Whitby Abbey and moths

I have spent the day working on three enamel panels. I had made a sketch and had ideas for these some time ago but needed some free time to work on them. These images are built up in layers of different colours, firing each layer and allowing it to cool before continuing. I used a […]

Wet packing enamel onto fine silver jewellery

Today I have made a little video clip of me wet laying enamel onto the surface of a small piece of silver. Here is the piece at the end of the torch firing process. I will now have to work out how to add video clips to my blog so that I can share the […]

Beginners Guide to Enamelling

For anyone interested in learning to enamel I can highly recommend this book by Dorothy Cockrell. She is a longstanding member of the Guild of Enamellers and editor of the Guild’s quarterly journal. She writes in a very clear, no-nonsense style and this is a well illustrated book, with plenty of projects to get you […]

Enamel leaf earrings

Today I have been in the studio finishing a small batch of enamelled silver jewellery. These tiny leaves are part of one of my collections of jewellery, a range that includes three different sizes of pendants and stud earrings as well as these beautiful tiny leaf drop earrings. They are very lightweight and easy to […]

About Lynne

Lynne Glazzard is an experienced and enthusiastic teacher of jewellery making, metal clay, art clay silver and enamelling. She has an MA in design and is a qualified Senior Art Clay Instructor. She has achieved Masters Registry Level 1 for her own work. Lynne has exhibited work in the UK, Japan, USA and the Netherlands. […]

Hello world!

Welcome to my new website about enamel. I began to enamel in 1999 when, as a complete beginner I joined the Guild of Enamellers, submitted work for assessment and was awarded Associate Craftsman and won the Hans Theilade Award for beginners. It was the beginning of a long adventure and eventually led to a change […]