Plique a Jour Ruby & Lapis Cat Brooch

Item: 1489393695

For sale is a beautiful blue and purple colored plique a jour enamel brooch in the shape of a cat with a small kitty.  The cat has sparkly marcasite detail to its tail, in addition it has ruby stone eyes and a lapis lazuli collar. This pin would be ideal for a special occasion.  The brooch fastens at the back via a roll over clasp. The brooch is hallmarked 925 on the back. This brooch weighs 8.3grams

I will ship worldwide.

At Millys Marvels we love all things Art Nouveau, we love the aesthetic of this period;  it is so beautiful and dreamy always such a popular period of the Arts. We have a collectible range of Art Nouveau plique a jour jewellery which we are very proud of.

Plique a Jour is a French term for Letting in The Daylight. Plique a Jour is an enamelling technique where enamel is applied in blocks, very much like cloissone. The enamel has no backing so the light can come through like a stained glass window. The plique a jour enamel technique reminds us of a beautiful mosaic made of glass.

This specially formulated plique a jour enamel glass was used to create jewellery, stained glass windows, lamps and objects art. Plique a Jour enamel is a very difficult crafting technique


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