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  IMG_2852.JPG - Beijing is the heart of the ancient art of Cloisonne. Cloisonne combines porcelain and bronze. The plate, bowl or urn is made of copper or bronze. Then the pattern is created by gluing thin brass wires or strips to the surface. Then the inlay pattern is filled with an enamel glaze of different colors. The piece is then fired to set the glaze. The filling and fireing will be done several times to build up the thickness. Then it will be polished and gilded.  
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IMG 2852 | Beijing is the heart of the ancient art of Cloisonne. Cloisonne combines porcelain and bronze. The plate, bowl or urn is made of copper or bronze. Then the pattern is created by gluing thin brass wires or strips to the surface. Then the inlay pattern is filled with an enamel glaze of different colors. The piece is then fired to set the glaze. The filling and fireing will be done several times to build up the thickness. Then it will be polished and gilded.
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