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Ulysse Nardin enamel

August 26 2003 at 6:06 AM

Marcus Hanke  (Login mhanke)


This category is dedicated to the art of enamelling, as found on the magnificent dials of Ulysse Nardin watches. UN is using enamel in two ways:

Either plain enamel paint in several layers, atop a delicate guilloche metal base. This draws its effect from the light reflections of the guilloche pattern and the the transparence of the enamel colour;

or the famous cloisonné enamel, where enamel paint is filled into small cells made of thin gold wire. Here the enamel is used to form a pictorial scene.

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