History of Vitreous Enamel

The word enamel comes the High German word ‘smelzan’  later becoming ‘esmail’ in Old French. Hence the current usage of ‘smalto’ in Italian, ’email’ in French and German and ‘enamel’ in English. It is thus defined as a vitreous, glass-like coating fused on to a metallic base. In history, enamels were initially applied on firstly … Continue reading History of Vitreous Enamel