Artist/Founder Loretta H. Yang leads a group of skilled artisans to create arts that honor the richness of cultural heritage and worth.
Step No. 1: Design and sculpting
Step 2 of the method entails coating our unique clay sculpture in silicone. Layer after layer (3 to 7 layers) is fastidiously coated to provide a unfavourable mildew, an important step in capturing the prevision of the sculpture. Every layer should dry utterly earlier than extra layer is utilized, thickness should be uniform to stop leakage of wax. As soon as full, the clay is eliminated to disclose a unfavourable silicone mildew.
Step No. 2: Silicone molding
Pour molten wax into the unfavourable silicone mildew.
Step No. 3: Infusion of molten wax. Fill wax right into a unfavourable mildew.
As soon as wax has solidified and cooled, launch the wax kind by fastidiously peeling again the silicone mildew. Like a butterfly molting, the silicon is shed to disclose a constructive wax kind.
Step No. 4: Shedding of silicon mildew to acquire the wax kind
A cautious refinement of the wax sculpture. As a result of each microinch and subtlety performs its personal position within the grand scheme of magnificence. Our artists refine the wax mildew to its remaining perfection.
Step No. 5: Wax kind refinement; eradicating imperfections
The wax mildew is positioned on a wood plank in a steel container and plaster is poured and solidified. Embedding wax kind with fire-resistant plaster.
Step No. 6: Coating the wax sculpture with plaster to kind a refractory mildew
Wax is steamed out of the plaster beneath excessive warmth yielding a unfavourable plaster mildew.
Step No. 7: Elimination of wax with steam—the essence of the “lost-wax” course of
Liuli elements are created by distinctive firing and processing of glass. Shade and dimension applicable items are positioned throughout the plaster and fired.
Step No 8: Selecting colour; kiln firing
Hearth and soften. Below intense warmth, a brand new imaginative and prescient of transparency and readability is born.
Step No. 9: Re-firing at 1,400 levels Celsius
Excessive endurance and care are vital when eradicating the plaster to stop harm.
Step No. 10: Elimination of plaster mildew
When the artwork items emerge, our masters step in to fastidiously chip away the plaster mildew. Like excavating fragile archaeological relics, one false transfer and also you’re left with damaged shards.
First comes die-cutting – smoothing the crystal right down to the final microinch. Tough polish, removing of extra help, refinement and high-quality floor polish with a high-speed material wheel.
Step No. 11: Retouching of particulars; burnishing and sharpening
Our artist refines and re-polishes every element but once more.
An etched quantity on the bottom of every piece signifies its restricted version and reminds us to by no means cease creating. After the engraving – an official LIULI paintings is born.
Step No.12: Closing inspection; etching of serial quantity; packaging