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  nielloware

 

Thailand

Nielloware, in Thai known as kreuang tom, are objects made from niello (fig.).

 

Niello is a black composition consisting of an alloy of lead, copper and silver fused with precious metals such as gold and silver by heating. The technique used  includes incising and polishing.

 

  nielloware

 

  nielloware

 

See POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).