Art Title:Hand Painted Coin from the United States
Size (in.):H: 0.00 x W : 0 x D : 0
Medium:Buffalo Nickel - as a Pendant or Key Chain - Catalog # US 105
Hand Painted Coin from the United States
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Hand painted coins from around the world.
These beautiful hand-painted coins and medallions continue a very old art form of a family of artists. The artist carefully selected each coin and medallion and, choosing from a selection of miniature curved and straight brushes, hand painted every minute detail that already exists in the coin or medallion. In painstaking fashion, the artist applies color initially to outline the design, followed by high tempered firing process. The firing process is repeated after each color is applied. The hand-painting process for each piece varies, some taking as long as two days to complete. In the final stage, in order to protect the delicate hand painting, the artist applies and bakes-on a covering of space age plastic, which also adds depth and luster to the item while providing protection forever.
Because all of the enamels are mixed by hand at the moment of application, no two pieces are ever exactly identical, making each item truly an origina