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18ct Gold Turtle, Diamond, Plique, necklace
Product code: AA4852
18ct Gold Turtle necklace in Plique a jour and
This stunning, but fun turtle 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.
The turtle pendant comes complete with an 18ct gold
chain 18 inch (46cm) chain with a trigger clasp.
Total diamond weight 0.031cts, colour G - Rare white.
The diamond is 1.5mm in diameter
The pendant is 26mm high by 26mm wide by 6mm 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
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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