18k, hand engraved fine silver, sterling silver, mabé pearl, vitreous enamel
Enameling is a very labour intensive process. The transparent enamels in this brooch were applied and fired between 20-30 times. Building up colours slowly and carefully is what makes cloisonné enamel jewellery shimmer.
For a more detailed description of the process please refer to the Techniques section at the bottom of the home page.