Niello ware” – Lead Free
ware is the arts of handicraft from niello sticks with the black mixture
consisting of sulphur, copper, silver and lead. During the production process
when lead is melted with metal, the lead smoke will evaporate and cause some
hazard on human’s health and environment. As such, many countries prohibit the
import of lead-contaminated products.
College of Creative Industry, Srinakarinwirot University then conducts the
research and comes up with the niello with lead free by using tin as a
substitute material. In addition, the College also joins hand with the
community in designing ornaments with lead free niello ware.