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    • Análisis arqueométrico de la cerámica dorada andalusí de la Alcazaba de Onda (Castellón) 

      Molera Marimon, Judit; Pérez Asensio, José Noel; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Molina Giralt, Glòria; Estall-Poles, V. (2012)
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      In the present article there are exposed the results of the analysis of the bodies and the glazes of 21 ceramic representative fragments of a set found in the excavations of the Alcazaba of Onda and that can be dated in ...
    • Composition, nanostructure, and optical properties of silver and silver-copper lusters 

      Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Pavlov, R.S.; Gutiérrez Repiso, Carolina; Climent Font, Aurelio; Molera Marimon, Judit (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2012-09-01)
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      Lusters are composite thin layers of coinage metal nanoparticles in glass displaying peculiar optical properties and obtained by a process involving ionic exchange, diffusion, and crystallization. In particular, the origin ...
    • Glaze production at an early Islamic workshop in al-Andalus 

      Salinas Pleguezuelo, María Elena; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Molera Marimon, Judit (2018-06-26)
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      The study and analysis of the materials found in one of the earliest Islamic glazed ceramics workshop in al-Andalus (Pechina) dating from the second half of the 9th century, including fritting vessels, kiln furniture, ...
    • Lustre and glazed ceramic collection from Mas Llorens, 16-17th centuries (Salt, Girona). Provenance and technology 

      Molera Marimon, Judit; Iñañez, Javier G.; Molina Giralt, Glòria; Burch, Josep; Alberch, Xavier; Glascock, Michael D; Pradell Cara, Trinitat (2015-04-01)
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      Lustre pottery unearthed at Mas Llorens constitutes one of most interesting collections of late 16th and early 17th centuries lustre pottery from Catalonia. The collection is formed by an unparalleled set of more than 200 ...
    • Materials, techniques, and conservation of historic stained glass "Grisailles" 

      Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Molina Giralt, Glòria; Murcia, Sonia; Ibáñez De Aldecoa, Rafael; Liu, Chaoren; Molera Marimon, Judit; Shortland, A.J. (2016-03-01)
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      A grisaille is a brown-blackish paint applied onto the inner surface of stained glass to draw the contours and details of the figures and to produce the effect of shades and volumes. Grisailles were traditionally made of ...
    • Primeros resultados del estudio analítico de la cerámica vidriada decorada Nazarí: la cerámica palatina (ss. XIV-XV) 

      Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Molina Giralt, Glòria; Molera Marimon, Judit; Marinetto, Purificación (2012)
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      lustreware, decorations, glazes, analyses, céramique a réflex métallique, décorations, glaçures, analyses, cerámica dorada, decoraciones, vidriados, análisis
    • Technological implications of neo-formed hematite crystals in ceramic lead glazes 

      Di Febo, Roberta; Molera Marimon, Judit; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Vallcorba, Oriol; Capelli, Claudio (2017-12-15)
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      Hexagonal neo-formed crystallites have been observed in thin section of different medieval and post-medieval lead-glazed ceramics. Although they are clearly visible in thin section using plane polarized light, their plate ...
    • Technology of Islamic lustre 

      Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Molera Marimon, Judit; Smith, A. D.; Climent Font, Aurelio; Tite, M. S. (2008-12)
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      Replications of the lustre layers have been produced using laboratory-controlled conditions, based on a 13th century AD lustre recipe. The characteristics of the lustre layers obtained by using different paint and glaze ...
    • Technology of production of polychrome lustre 

      Molina Giralt, Glòria; Tite, Michael S.; Molera Marimon, Judit; Climent Font, Aurelio; Pradell Cara, Trinitat (Elsevier, 2014-09-01)
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      Lustre is a decoration consisting of a few hundreds of nanometres thick surface layer of silver and copper metal nanoparticles incorporated into the glaze. Polychrome lustreware with several combinations of colours and ...
    • Technology of production of Syrian lustre (11th to 13th century) 

      Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Fernandes, Alexandra R.; Molina, Gloria; Smith, Andy D.; Molera Marimon, Judit; Climent Font, Aurelio; Tite, Michael S. (Elsevier, 2018-07-01)
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      Lustre is a decoration consisting of a surface layer of silver and copper metal nanoparticles, a few hundreds of nanometres thick and incorporated into the glaze. It shows a colourful metallic and iridescent appearance ...
    • The colour and golden shine of early silver Islamic lustre 

      Gutierrez Neira, Carolina; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Molera Marimon, Judit; Smith, Andrew D.; Climent Font, Aurelio; Tite, Michael S. (2014)
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      A selection of lustres including 9th century AD polychrome and 10th century AD monochrome Abbasid lustres from Iraq, and 10th to 12th centuries AD Fatimid lustres from Egypt and Syria is studied in the present paper. The ...
    • The Glaze Technology of Hispano-Moresque Ceramic Tiles: A Comparison Between Portuguese and Spanish Collections 

      Coentro, S; Alves, L.C.; Relvas, C.; Ferreira, T; Mirâo, J; Molera Marimon, Judit; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Trindade, R. A. A.; Da Silva, R.C.; Muralha, V.S.F. (2017-01-10)
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      For the first time, Hispano-Moresque glazed tiles from Portuguese and Spanish collections were studied together and compared. This work is included in a wider study tackling the technology of Hispano-Moresque tile production ...
    • The production of a lead glaze with galena: Thermal transformations in the PbS-SiO2 system 

      Di Febo, Roberta; Molera Marimon, Judit; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Melgarejo Draper, Joan Carles; Madrenas, Josep; Vallcorba, Oriol (2017-12-04)
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      Galena, also known as PbS, was widely used in the production of lead glazes from the beginning of the 18th century to the second half of the 20th century. Although the PbO-SiO2 system has been studied for years, the PbS-SiO2 ...
    • The ways of the lustre: looking for the tunisian connection 

      Waksman, Yona; Capelli, Claudio; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Molera Marimon, Judit (2014)
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      Recent excavations at the Fatimid and Zirid site of Sabra al-Mansuriya near Kairouan (Tunisia) provide the first evidence of lustreware production in medieval Ifriqiya, in the 10th–11th centuries AD. As the Fatimid dynasty ...
    • Thin-section petrography and SR-µXRD for the identification of micro-crystallites in the brown decorations of ceramic lead glazes 

      Di Febo, Roberta; Molera Marimon, Judit; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Vallcorba, Oriol; Melgarejo Draper, Joan Carles; Capelli, Claudio (2017-12-01)
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      The Mn-and Fe-rich micro-crystalline precipitates formed in the decorations of lead glazes during ceramic firing are responsible for colour, shine and opacity, among other visual characteristics, besides being the most ...