Flying Heart Necklace, Heart With Wings Necklace, Cloisonné Enamel Jewelry Using the technique cloisonne enamel makes the eye portion of this pendant. It entails carefully bending pure silver ribbons of wire and fusing them to a pure silver surface with clear enamel. The following layers of enamel are colored and can take up to 20 times and firings in a kiln. After all the firings are complete the enamel eye and enamel heart get sanded down so the wires are flush to the glass. The next step is the eye and heart get sanded to a high polish, which gives a gorgeous effect of depth and translucency to the glass enamel. After that it is bezel set in a carefully handcrafted sterling silver and setting The wings are all hand cut with a fine saw blade and then carefully textured. The technique is quite labor intensive but the results are a magical beautiful piece of finely handcrafted jewelry. The pendant comes with a sterling silver snake chain measuring 16" or 18". Please specify length with your order.
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