Curlew Blue Enamel Wall Hanging

The Curlew

This wall hanging is handmade from copper and enamel.

For some designs, I cut the shapes out then enamel each piece individually, firing them in a kiln at about 800 degrees (c) between three and six times usually. Then I reassemble them and mount them. Others are sheet copper in squares or rectangles that I enamel through stencils that I design and make myself.

The copper sheet is 1.2mm thick. Each wall hanging is unique; because there can be quite a variation in the way the colours come out of the kiln, each one is slightly different from the next.

30x40cm glass fronted, double mounted box frame.

Lisbeth Mulcahy Weavers, Dingle, Co. Kerry
The Tuckmill Gallery, Nass, Co. Kildare
The Cat and The Moon, Sligo
The Iapetus Gallery, Great Malvern, Worcs. UK

 




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