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Frederick Zenzen, Jr.
B: 1924-11-14
D: 2015-07-02
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Zenzen, Jr., Frederick
Ann Mahar
B: 1928-05-14
D: 2015-06-27
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Mahar, Ann
Linda Brown
B: 1947-04-16
D: 2015-06-26
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Brown, Linda
Mary Dwyer
B: 1931-05-17
D: 2015-06-22
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Dwyer, Mary
Marion Lentlie
B: 1925-11-26
D: 2015-06-20
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Lentlie, Marion
Charles Houle
B: 1952-04-25
D: 2015-06-12
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Houle, Charles
Sister Anne Lawlor, RSM
D: 2015-06-11
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Lawlor, RSM, Sister Anne
Sr. Arlene Boyd, RSM
D: 2015-06-09
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Boyd, RSM, Sr. Arlene
Burton Rounds
B: 1936-02-05
D: 2015-06-09
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Rounds, Burton
William Powers, Sr.
B: 1928-01-19
D: 2015-05-31
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Powers, Sr., William
Sr. Mary Agatha Smith, RSM
B: 1932-08-17
D: 2015-05-27
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Smith, RSM, Sr. Mary Agatha
Joseph Rice
B: 1964-02-28
D: 2015-05-24
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Rice, Joseph
Robert Hill
B: 1938-07-12
D: 2015-05-18
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Hill, Robert
Jean Monaco
B: 1938-08-07
D: 2015-05-17
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Monaco, Jean
Kenneth Kross
B: 1927-07-02
D: 2015-05-15
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Kross, Kenneth
Dorothy Restifo
B: 1924-03-12
D: 2015-05-13
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Restifo, Dorothy
Winifred Rector
B: 1922-07-30
D: 2015-05-12
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Rector, Winifred
Richard Jones, Sr.
B: 1952-02-07
D: 2015-05-12
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Jones, Sr., Richard
Alain Roullier
D: 2015-05-11
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Roullier, Alain
Joseph Alber
B: 1955-07-05
D: 2015-05-09
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Alber, Joseph
Gary Petrone
B: 1947-04-19
D: 2015-05-08
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Petrone, Gary

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CLOISONNE URNS

Cloisonne is the art of applying enamel of all colours to the surface of a copper or bronze object, which is then fired to become a bright and colourful work of art. This technique reached its' perfection as a result of the efforts of Chinese artisans. Chinese cloisonne there upon became the standard by which to measure the quality and appraise the beauty of cloisonne world wide. This ranks as one of China's major contributions to the world's fine arts.


Stage 1:

The meticulous process begins with a gentle hamering to shape an unbreakable solid brass core.

Stage 2:

Then an intricate design is formed using a precise copper wire netting.

Stage 3:
Next, chosen colours of enamel are bonded to the core and fired in the kiln. The fire process hardens the finish and smooths the finish to the core.

Stage 4:

This step is repeated several times to enhance the beauty and durability of the design. The hand laid enamel is unique to each urn.

Stage 5:
The urn is then gently hand-scored and polished for a smooth surface further exposing the fine copper / bronze wire accentuating the overall appearance.

Stage 6:

Lastly, the urn is gilded to protect the brass from rust, as well as to create a lasting and bright shining finish. These urns are all individually unique and of fine quality.

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