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17th century Limoges enamel on copper Virgin and Baby Jesus. Part 2 after kyratisation!

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    Posted 2 years ago

    kyratango
    (429 items)

    Yepee!

    The glued copper sheet resisted the heat, the polymer clay wasn't over baked and still white :-)

    I matched colors to the decor with my usual mix of watercolor pencils and permanent markers, then finished with a diamond glaze coat. (Tricky part, diamond glaze is water based...)

    3 hours work achieved with a huge relief sigh!

    My friend and I agreed to leave the other damages (upper part) untouched.

    Just gave it back to her, she was amazed and truly delighted with the result :-D

    Comments

    1. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Pascale, what a wonderful 400th post!
      This is so beautiful before, and absolutely exquisite after your work on it!!
      I'm sure you have made your friend very happy :-) such a lovely thing to be able to do for her:-) )
    2. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      And here it is, revitalized & painting like new, you're amazing Pascale! Love this madonna & child picture, their facial expressions are beautiful
    3. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ha, Judy and Jenni, you were so quick to pop up there!
      I was really thrilled to have it in hands, and anxious not to mess with it...
      My friend's joy upon unwrap was a delight!

      I'm so happy you love it before and after the kyratisation :-D
      Thank you both for such wonderful comments and love!
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Kyra,
      This absolutely incredible work you've done here. Wow, you are amazing at this!!!
    5. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
      Wow, what a transformation-you are truly talented :)
    6. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      If I didn't see it with my own eyes, I would have doubts.
      You are a Craft Master and I'm impressed...Very Well Done ! :) !
    7. lentilka11, 2 years ago
      love it!!
    8. Trey Trey, 2 years ago
      Beautiful job !!! :)
    9. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Amazing and wow such a beautiful piece you saved ! Such talent xo
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      haha OMG kyra!!! I can't flippin believe you've done this! My first reaction...You have GOT to be kidding me! So, that's it, hands down, you are the best. You should have been a paid jeweler you know!!! I still can't believe my eyes! So glad I didn't miss this...
    11. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      As good as professional. It is an exquisite Madonna and child, and you friend has been blessed to have you restore it so beautifully.
      I am in awe Pascale.
    12. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      This talent you have is truly a gift... and when you
      share it with others as you have here makes it all
      the more special. You returned a 17th century work of art
      back to it's original state...WOW, truely a gift!
    13. mikelv85 mikelv85, 2 years ago
      Looks like "museum restoration" quality to me. One of your best transformations yet Kyra ! :)
    14. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Whoooohhh! Scott, Mrstyndall, Ken, Trey, Lentilka, Mani, Share, Karen, Ms.Crystalship, Mike! You are so kind in your commenting, I’m spoiled now...
      Any professional restorator would be horrified by my methods... but I take all your compliments with proudness, thank you so much for your support and loves :-D

      Many thanks for loving my kyratisation, Loumanal, Fortapache, Hel1, Paul, Trey, Aura, Dlpetersen, JImam!
    15. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      Kyra this is really fantastic! What a beautiful restoration! When I look at my damaged jewelry I always have a WWKD moment. And then I put it aside unless it's something I can do easily with markers and hobby enamel paint:-) Your attention and skill is excellent!
    16. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Oh Mary, what a kind compliment, thank you my friend!
      I have too some put aside things... Until I get a trick or the needed complementary part... Now I’m rather hunting for wounded pieces and spares than for perfect ones, lol!
    17. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Many thanks for your loves, Enameled_B, Tigra, Caperkid, Lisa, Marga and Officialfuel!
    18. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Sue said it all, I am amazed at the beauty you have put back in this piece, and all that work paid off as the result could not be better. The old world beauty of this piece is so vital and you have worked wonders, magnifique !~
    19. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Phil, I'm very happy you think it is well repaired! Thank you so much for your enthousiastic comment :-D
      Those very old pieces are true marvels!
    20. inky inky, 2 years ago
      What a wonderful thing for you to do and gift, and perfect for your 400th post, not are you so very talented but sound like a lovely person..this is such a beautiful object and you have insured that it will be loved for very long time to come, who ever has it..:-)
    21. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Aww, Inky, I'm so touched by your kind words, thank you!
      It was really important to me to success in the repair for my sweet old friend, her joy was so heartwarming.
    22. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
      stunning!!!! love this!!!
    23. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you Sean :-D
    24. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 years ago
      one of the most earth shattering piece of art in the praise of faith & your sweet amazing artistic ability's are astounding 'destiny'
      'kyratango the fabilus' !!!!!!!!
    25. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
      Malkey! You are the fabilous one :-)
      Thank you Mr Magician of Glass :-D

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