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The process of smoothing the enamel used in making work with cloisonné, champlevé, plique à jour or basse taille decoration, done by means of rubbing with a stone (after initial smoothing by filling) until a uniformly even surface has been achieved. Sometimes a piece with transparent enamel must be refired to provide a glazed surface, and finally the piece is buffed.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson