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  • THE ART OF FUSION

    Granulation is the process of joining tiny balls of precious metal to a surface.

    When a tiny piece of silver or gold is heated to melting point with a tip of a blow torch the metal pulls itself into a perfectly round ball.These balls...  more
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Granulation & Enameling - Tutorials

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  • mansi pradip patil
    mansi pradip patil posted a topic in the group Granulation & Enameling - Tutorials:
    May 8, 2015
    I am a student of fine art. now I am preparing a project on ginbari enameling. Pl. help me for above topic.
  • Jason Jones
    Jason Jones posted a topic in the group Granulation & Enameling - Tutorials:
    May 7, 2015
    Hi Folks, I'm planning a project and giving granulation a shot.  I would like to fuse the fine silver in the kiln however I am not finding much on what temperature I should fuse at (I'm assuming around 1640.)  Does anyone have input?  I wo...
  • Trish White
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    May 7, 2015
    GRANULATION & Enameling  tutorial by Lillian Jones http://ganoksin.com/blog/lillianjones/
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    • Trish White
      Christina L Lillian Jones' blog is by far the best information I have found for granulation how-to.
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    May 7, 2015
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  • Mary Rose
    Mary Rose:

    I learned that Argentium has a wider temperature range than a pure metal, such as fine silver, and  is more forgiving in fusing. Watching videos by Ronda Coryell was very helpful.  The way she lines up the small Argentium pieces and fuses them all at

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    September 26, 2012
  • Trish White
    Trish White:

    Can you expand on that more Mary Rose, as many of us have not used Argentium silver for granulation, only fine silver.

    September 26, 2012
  • Mary Rose
    Mary Rose:

    Granulation is so exciting.  It is easy to do with Argentium silver.

    September 25, 2012
  • Trish White
    Trish White:

    Great videos, thank M, I just posted one that explains the history . I like how she makes her granulation balls by using a washer. I was taught to eyeball - this is so much better. I am going to have to spend a few hours looking at all of them and

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    August 9, 2012
  • M. Quinnan Whittle
    M. Quinnan Whittle:

    Rhonda Coryelle has some videos out showing her technique using Argentium sterling.  It's the easiest technique I've tried; just use flux and fuse.  You can see some clips from her videos on youtube.com.  This is just one: 


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    August 8, 2012
  • Trish White
    Trish White:

    I studied granulation many years back at Jewelry Arts in New York and Cecilia Bauer studio. We only used fine silver balls and fine silver sheet- when we used gold balls they  had to be placed in sparex with a steel wire to cause the copper to coat the

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    August 8, 2012
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    • Trish White
      Christina L Hi Trish, is purchasing fine silver sheet more expensive the sterling silver sheet? Lillian Jones uses fine silver granulation and fine silver sheet in her work. I am just wondering if its okay to use fins silver granules on sterling silver sheet?
  • diann nowatka
    diann nowatka:

    I have been doing alot of research on granulation, I will write some of the formulas from different sources for all to share.  Has anyone in this group had success with the process?  I haven't tried the formulas yet, I've only experimented with placing

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    August 8, 2012
  • Trish White
    Trish White:

    GRANULATION & ENAMELING tutorial by Lillian Jones


    http://ganoksin.com/blog/lillianjones/

    July 15, 2011