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Copper and burnish
Copper and burnish is te art of drawing on copper dishes. This handicraft is different from vitreous enamel because we do not put the dish in furnace. Therefore we use polyester for stablizing the color.
Made in: Isfahan
Raw materials: copper
Design variation: Eslimi, Abniyeh, Khatayi, Shekargah(hunting ground), flower burnishing
Background: the background of this art is found in Qajar era. people did not pay attention to this art because of the lack of polyesters. Therefore they had short lifetimes. But in recent years this art became so common by innovation and creativity of Isfahan artists.
_ manufacturing copper dishes like bowl
_ drawing on some parts of dishes
_ burnishing the dishes
_ covering the dishes using polyester and similar materials
Production period: 5 days