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Orange enamel, diamond dragonfly silver necklace

Product code: EA9888
£189.95
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Orange Enamel Dragonfly, diamond & silver necklace

A sterling silver dragonfly pendant, with sparkling white diamond eyes and a orange enamel body. The dragonfly has orange plique a-jour glass enamel translucent wings and is suspended from a 18 inch sterling silver spiga chain which is adjustable for shorter lengths.

All of the silver is rhodium plated to prevent tarnishing.

The dragonfly is 36mm wide by 29mm long

Diamond is the birthstone for April

Plique-a-jour

A French term meaning glimpse of Day, plique- a-jour is a particularly difficult technique whereby delicate translucent enamel is suspended between threads of silver. This allows the light to pour through, illuminating the colours with the same brilliance as a stained glass window seen in sunlight.

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

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