The Enamel Grindstone

The Enamel Grindstone (HM1DLB)

Location: Danbury, CT BT93 3FY Fairfield County
Country: United Kingdom
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N 54° 28.745', W 8° 5.601'

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Enamel colours have always been used to decorate pottery wares. Today they come processed but in early years of the Belleek Pottery they, along with most raw materials, were processed at the Pottery.

This particular grindstone was used to crush and mix the raw enamel colours. Enamel colours are made from the oxides of metals.

Each metal's oxide gives a different colour, e.g. browns and blacks from Iron oxide, greens from Copper oxide, and blues from Cobalt oxide.
Placed ByBelleek Pottery
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 558745 N 6037205
Decimal Degrees54.47908333, -8.09335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 28.745', W 8° 5.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 28' 44.70" N, 8° 5' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31-49 A47, Danbury CT BT93 3FY, GB
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