Pliqué a jour enameI : I begin to apply the first course of enamel. Enamel, powdered glass in different colors, is mixed with water and a small amount of organic glue to hold it in place on the sterling while firing in the furnace.
Beautifully cut and polished Morrisonite jasper cabochon (from designercabochons.co.uk) on an argentium handmade chain.
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