Cloisonné
    This original technique was developed by the Chinese thousand of years ago to make prestige ornaments, it is also called hard enamel. The pins are made from hand-pouring powdered glass into the recesses of a die-struck (stamped) brass base. And only copper pin metal material can be used for this lapel pin process, because kiln-fired hard enamel requires a high temperature of 1472F centigrade and copper melts at 1985F centigrade. Cloisonné don't have a rich enamel colors as imitation enamel or soft enamel colors. The Cloisonné colors look like a the enamel under one colorful glass, it will last for a life time.

Process:
Process: Stamping
Material: Copper
Enamel: Cloisonné(Hard Enamel)
Color Reference: Pantone Color Chart(solid & transparent colors)
Standard Thickness: Ranges from 1.2mm to 3mm
Plating: Gold / Misty Gold / Antique Gold / Silver / Misty Silver / Antique Silver / Nickel / Misty Nickel / Antique Nickel / Black Nickel / Misty Black Nickel / Copper / Misty Copper / Antique Copper / Bronze / Misty Bronze / Antique Bronze
Epoxy Coating: Without
Additional Process: Sandblasting / screen printing / Laser Engraving


Note:
1, Only Copper material can be used for this process because baking hard enamel requires a temperature of 850℃ and copper melts at 1084℃.
2. No epoxy coating is needed for Imitation Cloisonné, since the surface is already flat and shiny after coloring.
3. Sandblasting and Laser Engraving can be applied on metal areas only. Screen printing can be applied on enameled areas and metal areas.


For Best Result:
1. Bolder designs are recommended in order to prevent any unsatisfactory coloring caused by lines and figures that are too thin or too small. Additional screen printing process may be required.
2. Enamel coloring requires a surrounding metal space to ensure good quality coloring results. Therefore it is necessary to have a blank metal rim (0.3mm minimum). If you require a full-piece coloring, a special printing may apply- Screen printing.

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