About Art – Enamel Artwork by “Pokany Workshops”

Founded in the year 2000 by David Kakabadze at the St. Nino Convent in Poka, “Pokany workshops” strives to restore the traditions of Georgian enamel, goldsmithing, mosaic and ceramics.

Enamel Artwork by "Pokany workshops"

Enamel Artwork by “Pokany workshops”

Enamel is a glass comprising silica, red lead and potash. In the glazing process, stabilizing elements, (lime or magnesium) are combined with the main ingredient silica, to which fluxes (potassium, sodium) are added to lower the melting point.

Enamel Artwork by "Pokany workshops"

Enamel Artwork by “Pokany workshops”

Different colors are obtained from different metallic oxides. Yellow, green and brown are extracted from iron; black and violet from manganese; blue, green and red from copper.

Enamel Artwork by "Pokany workshops"

Enamel Artwork by “Pokany workshops”

Enamel Artwork by "Pokany workshops"

Enamel Artwork by “Pokany workshops”

Enamel Artwork by Pokany workshops

Enamel Artwork by Pokany workshops

Enamel Artwork by Pokany workshops

Enamel Artwork by Pokany workshops

Visit the Pokany website to find out more about about their beautiful artwork.

Enamel Artwork by Pokany workshops

Enamel Artwork by Pokany workshops

Photos courtesy of Pokany Workshops (Georgian: ფოკანის სახელოსნოები)

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