How was it made? Guilloché enamelling

Neat video from the Victoria and Albert Museum, which demonstrates the Guilloché enamelling process. This particular style of metalwork is all about the details and requires specific mahcinery.

Guilloché is a highly decorative technique which has been used in metalwork since the 18th century to create intricate patterns – such as waves and ripples – and luminescent colours on a metal surface.


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