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complete and high-quality selection of embossing tools and products to develop the unique fine craft of
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Metal Embossing is the art of achieving high and low relieves in special laminated metal.
Since 1989, Mercart SA has been working with this art, that has successfully been adopted in
is looking forward to developing the same awareness and
wide use of metal embossing technique in the
Since 2001 we have achieved surprising results by combining both the decorative painting and the
embossing techniques. They go together in a way that enriches the projects with a volume, movement
and texture never seen before.
Vestiges of this art comes from ancient times. Domestic and ornamental objects were made of
metals such as gold, silver and copper. These metals were laminated by heating and then hammering.
Naturally the tools were few and primitive.
One of the most appreciated techniques of embossing is the "Icon" making. The icons were used to
represent a sacred image and the painted figures were covered with laminated metals that were embossed
to create the movement of the robes, legs and arms and to reproduce the ornamental details of the
crowns and backgrounds.
offers the widest variety of special laminated metal, tools, varnishes, patterns videos, books and magazines to
develop the Metal Embossing technique.
We are also committed to teach the "know how" through our monthly Intensive Workshops, and
We have Videos available for all levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced.