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18ct Gold Seahorse, diamond, pearl, Plique, necklace

Product code: AA4853
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18ct Gold Seahorse necklace in Plique a jour, diamond and pearl

This stunning, but fun seahorse is beautifully crafted in 18ct gold. It has a sparkling white diamond eye, and a body of green plique a jour and hand applied enamel, with a 4mm diameter white cultured pearl.

The seahorse pendant comes complete with an 18ct gold belcher chain 18 inch (46cm) chain with a trigger clasp.

Total diamond weight 0.018cts, colour G - Rare white. The diamond is 1.3mm in diameter

The pendant is 33mm high by 12.5mm wide by 7mm deep.

The 18ct Chain is 1.6mm wide.

Plique-jour is a technique used by the French enamellists Lalique and Feuillatre in the 1900's. The French term means "glimpse of day".

This difficult technique has been revived by the craftsman who made this pendant. The enamel is suspended between gold wires and is fired without any backing so that the light can shine through.

A plique-a-jour enamel piece requires many painstaking hours to complete. Patience and humility are the most important tools for this technique! It's a work of art that needs to be treated with care like a fine glass sculpture.

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