The Byzantine Empire created iconographic images in the cloisonne technique in the XI century.
1,000 years later, the art studio Ruslano revives the creation of icons in this unique technology, improves it and brings new effects and sizes.
The presented icons are created in the single copy, and because of the peculiarities of the technology the copying is impossible.
That icons are not subject to water, sunlight, precipitation, temperature extremes.
We provide the ordering of any other icon in accordance with our client`s wishes.
Icons are created with the blessing of the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church.
Enamel - a quartz glass of special composition capable of melt at high temperatures and is firmly connected to the top metal layer to which it is applied.
Enamels have the same over the years, with vivid colors, deep colors transparent, high hardness, gloss or matt, expressive texture. His beauty enamel remain for thousands of years, not afraid of moisture, or sunlight. "If durable bronze sculpture, the painting enamel is eternal," says Leonardo da Vinci.
Enamel art is based on the creation of works of art with a creative and diverse compounds using multivariate crushed in the enamel powder with the metal surface at temperatures up to 845°C (1555°F). Since, when the metal is already glowing, glass melts, and, after cooling, forms a strong bond enamel and metal.
Enamel is composed largely of quartz, and is colored in a color different metal compounds. For example, blue enamel gives cobalt, dark green brings chrome, light green - neodymium and ruby red - gold. In the jewelry and artistic practice, the enamel is combined with pure copper and its alloys (bronze, red brass), high-grade silver and gold.