"Contemporary Enameling - Art and Techniques" by Lilyan Bachrach. Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2005. 256 pp., 550 color photos, 8-1/2" X 11" hard cover.
Thirty four recognized enamel artsts describe the working methods they have developed for their specialized enameling techniques. Topics include: cloisonne on fine silver beads, gold wire cloisonne on fine silver, shading techniques, large cloisonne wall pieces, cloisonne on steel, champleve and basse taille, plique-a-jour, enameling vessel forms, painting techniques and materials, screening techniques and torch firing, use of decals, foils, overglazes, enamel as a resist, layering, sgraffito and charts. Also, a beginners course in enameling. There is also a large gallery of contemporary enamelists providing short biographies of each artist with full color photos of their work. Highly recommended.