Experimental survey on fluid brazing in ancient goldsmith' art

  title={Experimental survey on fluid brazing in ancient goldsmith' art},
  author={Andrea Cagnetti},
  journal={International Journal of Materials Research},
  pages={81 - 85}
  • Andrea Cagnetti
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Engineering
  • International Journal of Materials Research
Abstract The paper tries to show the essential role played by a brazing process in the manufacturing of filigree and granulation decorated ancient jewels. A purely experimental framework is proposed. Reasons for such a methodological choice are outlined and general protocols for a standard experiment are provided. Specific advantages for the accomplishment of the manufacturing process in all its stages are shown to be related to the employment of a fluid brazing solution. The concordance of the… 
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