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Method for high clarity plique à jour

I notice that Laliques famous plique à jour pieces have remarkable clarity. Typical modern works, or those examples I see being done by artisans on YouTube are always much more cloudy or translucent. ...
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Backlighting enamel

I an interested in enameling on silver. Ideally I would like some of the regions of my piece to be backlit, but I am not sure how to achieve this. If drill through the silver after the enameling is ...
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How can I repair broken glass inside a stained glass project?

My wife has this small stained glass decoration she made in high school that has been around forever. For almost that same amount of time there are a couple of break in one of the pieces. The pictures ...
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What are the general guidelines for cutting glass with straight lines?

When it comes to cutting glass, the simplest thing is cutting straight lines and - arguably - it should be one of the first things to learn. I want to take some glass and cut it into a different size ...