Materials & Techniques


Cloisonné involves soldering thin strips of metal to a base to outline patterns and then filling them with enamel paste. As a result the areas of colored enamel are separated from each other.

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Related Multimedia

Gallery talk by Jennifer Sheppard, Teaching Specialist, DMA
Gallery talk by Loryn Leonard, Coordinator of Museum Visits, Teaching Programs and Partnerships, DMA

Web Resources

  • YouTube
    Watch a demonstration of the cloisonné technique.