The technique of fusing glass enamel onto metal with the use of an Acetylene, Propane, or Natural Gas torch.
Latest Activity: Jan 24
My set-up is by no means the 'best' way to set-up a torch firing space; but, given how little information is out there on torch firing, I thought I would share what I have. The first picture is my enameling and firing station set-up. I am planning…Continue
Started by Tonya Powell. Last reply by Tonya Powell Jan 25, 2014.
Hi all - Looking for advice/help. I have a commission to do 2 sets of enameled earrings that are post-type. I've tried to solder, then enamel, but the sterling silver post can't take the heat and melts off. FYI-am using a torch to fire my enamel…Continue
Started by Amy Iversen. Last reply by Trish White Dec 11, 2013.
Started by Trish White. Last reply by Kimberly Nogueira Jul 4, 2013.
From Schlaifers Enamel web site - sent in by Pam TimmI have found that in order to manipulate the "silver glass" or Double Helix brand glass you need to use a reducing flame - meaning low oxygen - in order to get the desired effect. If the flame is…Continue
Started by Trish White Dec 9, 2012.
Started by Lillian Jones. Last reply by Lillian Jones Sep 27, 2012.
In the issue Volume 31, No. 1 Februar 2011 an article is printed in question "Torch firing Enamel", An Easy, Affordable Way to Enamel for Beginners and Experienced Enamelers, by Tom Ellis.Glass on Metal is worldwide the only enamel- magazine . It…Continue
Started by Edmund J. Massow. Last reply by chris hierholzer Mar 14, 2012.
Hi All,I have been asked by the local city beautification comittee to enamel a school of fish that will be installed over a dry creekbed running through a garden space. It is a very exciting opportunity and I am looking forward to preparing the…Continue
Started by Pamela (Pam) B. Wilson. Last reply by chris hierholzer Mar 9, 2012.