Plique-A-Jour

 

Plique-A-Jour

A method of Cloisonne where there is no metal behind the enamel which is translucent.

Light from behind brings out the jewel-like colors of the enamel, similar to a Stained-Glass Window.


Standard Engraving

Designs achieved by cutting the surface of metal by the use of sharp tools called gravers which remove small amounts of metal.

Bright-Cut Engraving

Beveled lines cut in to Silver so that light is Reflected from the Facets to give extra Brightness.