Cloisonne, Fan Shape Beads with Floral Design, 14x19, Sold Individually


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  • These beads are priced and sold individually
  • Cute fan shaped beads make great earrings. Orange with blue and green floral design, 14mm tall bu 19mm wide
  • Though the word is French, cloisonné refers to a form of decorative art usually associated with China or Japan.
  • In cloisonné, copper wire is glued or soldered to a metal surface to create tiny compartments, or cloisons, that are then filled with ground glass blended with metallic oxides to produce colorful enamels when fired. The glass shrinks as it melts so this process has to be repeated several times.
  • After the enameling phase, the copper wires are gilded, and the object is polished until perfectly smooth