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What is a Blue skye?

Blue sky or Enamelling

Blue sky or Enamelling is the art of painting, colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colours that are decorated in an intricate design.

Enamel(skay blue) working and decorating metals with colorful and baked coats is one of the distinguished courses of art in Esfahan . skay blue is defined as some sort of glasslike colored coat which can be stabilized by heat on different metals particularly copper.

Blue sky in Isfahan

The art of Blue sky or Enamelling is called miniature of fire as well as the decoration of metal and tile with mina glaze. Blue sky or Enamelling is the art of painting, colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals by fusing over it brilliant colours that are decorated in an intricate design.(skay blue) is the feminine form of Minoo in Persian, meaning heaven. Enamel refers to the Azure colour of heaven.

The Iranian craftsmen of Sassanid era invented this art and Mongols spread it to India and other countries. French tourist, Jean Chardin, who toured Iran during the Safavid rule, made a reference to an enamel work of Isfahan, which comprised a pattern of birds and animals on a floral background in light blue, green, yellow and red.

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