Tour of the factory Christmas decorations
• Tour of the factory Christmas decorations
In 1992, factory opened Christmas tree decorations "Ariel" in Nizhny Novgorod. They are engaged in the manufacture of Christmas balls, candlesticks, medallions and even Easter eggs. The factory is a member of many international exhibitions and competitions.
They succeeded almost immediately draw attention to the international market, so now "Ariel" - one of the two factories in Russia, which exports its products to other countries, including Germany, France, England, America, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark.
The process of making Christmas decorations starts with blowing. For this purpose, the medical glass.
Because each of these glass tubes 2-3 is obtained preform.
First, it is heated in the middle, to be divided into two parts.
After receiving the appropriate piece, each tube is heated from the inside to the master failed to start blowing.
is blown Christmas decorations in one breath. So when you see a huge ball, you know that he made other machinery. Using two antennae master gives shape.
depending on what kind of decoration should have, molds selected. In this case, the glassblower produces the "house".
A mustache twisted into a small loop (mainly for the Western market) or left for further cutting, and the second is removed, leaving a unique mark on the bowl bottom.
For the manufacture of jewelry, like the owl, a special tool that pressed glass bowl. In this way specific to her eyes.
6 hours glassblowers blow for 250-300 balls. Learn that there is no place, so all the glassmakers as in antiquity, directly pass on their knowledge to the next generation.
Now the factory is working only 4 glassblower. The workplace of one of them.
After blowing blanks fall in paint. Here, the varnish layer is applied, but then will be slightly transparent decoration (candlestick for example) or even before this is applied a layer of aluminum. Aluminum completely removes transparency and adds more luster.
Immediately cut off the second antenna.
In the paint work must be artistic, the most difficult, in my opinion.
Orders from the factory are different from the presidential gifts to balls to the metro stations. Almost all of the drawings are executed in several stages. At least 3-4. By the end of the work on these balloons will be Moscow Kremlin.
To paint using brushes, feathers, sponges, jars of cream.
master artists is about four times greater than the glass blowers. Those who long worked at the factory, to perform more complex work, and newcomers easier. But art education is a must.
A clear demonstration stages. I should get a bullfinch with a bowl underneath.
The final decorative touches.
Most of the time dry decoration.
Toy from the latest collection.
Here is the workspace to finish a master artist.
Also, the factory lead tours. This type of service is in great demand. Now all tour time is scheduled before the end of January.
The culmination of this tour is a master class in painting and balloon figures.
Of course, the result can take home to brag to their parents with their work.