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Orange enamel, diamond dragonfly silver necklace
Product code: EA9888
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
All of the silver is rhodium plated to prevent
The dragonfly is 36mm wide by 29mm long
Diamond is the birthstone for April
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
Contemporary Jewellery UK shop - Jewellery for Men, Women and Children at Parriss Jewellers - Fri Feb 15 20:10:10 GMT 2019 [web4]