Time-honored cloisonné enamel enjoys modern revival

  
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Time-honored cloisonné enamel enjoys modern revival

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Time-honored cloisonné enamel enjoys modern revival

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Artworks of  jingtailan , or cloisonné enamel, are showcased at a museum in Beijing on Dec 12, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

Jingtailan , the world-renowned cloisonné enamel representing one of China's most time-honored forms of art, has undergone a revival in the modern era, thanks to the efforts and wisdom of Chinese craftsmen.

Technicians in the Beijing Enamel Factory Co Ltd have been working to achieve breakthroughs in designing and creating cloisonné enamel artworks.

Let's see how cloisonné enamel artworks, China's national intangible cultural heritage, are made in a factory with over 60 years of history.

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A cloisonné enamel artwork is fired for the first time in Beijing on Dec 12, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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A technician takes a cloisonné enamel work out of the fire in Beijing on Dec 12, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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A technician makes inlays on a copper body of cloisonné enamel in Beijing on Dec 4, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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A technician colors a cloisonné enamel work in Beijing on Dec 4, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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A technician colors a cloisonné enamel work in Beijing on Dec 4, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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A technician colors a cloisonné enamel work in Beijing on Dec 4, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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A cloisonné enamel artwork is showcased in Beijing on Dec 12, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Buzz of the Orient
1  seeder  Buzz of the Orient    4 weeks ago

During my first December here I toured a factory where these enamel artworks were being produced.  I can't find any of the photos I took there - it was 13 yeas ago. 

 
 
 
Kavika
2  Kavika     4 weeks ago

I have two birds that are cloisonné. I purchased them many years ago during one of my many trips to China. They are quite beautiful. 

The beauty of the artwork is perfect for Christmas Day.

 
 
 
Kavika
2.1  Kavika   replied to  Kavika @2    4 weeks ago

Here they are.

512

 
 
 
Enoch
3  Enoch    4 weeks ago

Dear Brother Kavika: What is Mandarin for Heckyl and Jeckyl?

Peace and Abundant Plumage.

Enoch.

 
 
 
Kavika
3.1  Kavika   replied to  Enoch @3    4 weeks ago
What is Mandarin for Heckyl and Jeckyl?

Chop and sticks.

 
 
 
Enoch
3.1.1  Enoch  replied to  Kavika @3.1    4 weeks ago

Dear Brother Kavika: LOL!

Good one.

Enoch.

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
3.1.2  seeder  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  Kavika @3.1    4 weeks ago

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Kathleen
4  Kathleen    4 weeks ago

Interesting and intricate pieces of pottery. Thank you for sharing them.

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
4.1  seeder  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  Kathleen @4    4 weeks ago

Not really pottery, Kathleen, which is normally earthenware, but it is a type of metalware.

 
 
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