Posts Tagged “enamel”

Packing Vitreous Enamel
Jun 24th 2018

Packing Vitreous Enamel

Vitreous Enamel is glass that shares the same co-efficient of expansion as the metal it is being fused to. This action happens at approximately 1750 degrees .... depending on the particular enamel and the metal it is being fused to. A number of facto…

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Refurbishing Classics
Apr 12th 2018

Refurbishing Classics

We are pleased to have the opportunity to clean and refurbish Bowman Originals items ... at no charge. Alterations and tasks other than refinishing and polishing will require a slight charge. It is in our best interest to have your Bowman Origin…

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Hard Vitreous Enamel ...  a lost art.
Mar 2nd 2018

Hard Vitreous Enamel ... a lost art.

Handmade and engraved Sterling Silver Enamel Earrings. Hard Vitreous enameling dates back at least to the age of the great Egyptian Pharaohs. The ancient technique is nearly a lost art. Only a hand full of artisans worldwide continue the ancient tech…

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1691 Hispania Pendant
Sep 21st 2017

1691 Hispania Pendant

Historic Coins of Spain are the inspiration for this pendant handmade is Sterling Silver and accented with Hard Vitreous Enamel. The bail is accented with three fully faceted fine Blue Topaz. The 1691 Hispania Pendant is suspended from a Two Hook Nec…

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Boo !!! from Booooowman Originals
Oct 29th 2016

Boo !!! from Booooowman Originals

Sterling Silver, Enamel and White Topaz Cuff Bracelet handmade by Bowman Originals as a custom special order. Did you know? ... It is widely believed that Halloween originated as a Celtic Harvest Festival. In particular, the Gaelic Festival of Samha…

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Making the most of the least !
Sep 8th 2016

Making the most of the least !

Creating a Bowman Originals begins with raw material ...  raw material like the 100 ounce silver bar shown in the photo. The pure silver, .999 fine, is melted in a crucible and pure copper is added in the proper proportions to pro…

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