Such a great find! A sweet vintage pendant of cloisonne enamel depicting a rich red rose bloom and leafy bush.
Cloisonne is a technique of enameling in which thin wires are used to block in different glass enamel colors so they don't flow together and mix during the firing process. The technique has been traced as far back as Ancient Egypt and has been adopted by many cultures throughout history.
The 1920's brought cloisonne enamel to a new height of popularity with exciting and exotic designs from the Orient taking center stage in home decor and fashion. Japan and China are still the largest producers of this ancient and wonderful style of enameling.
Enamel pendant 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in (3 x 1.2 cm)
Short plated brass, high quality soldered link chain approx 18 in (46 cm) around closing with a solid brass lobster clasp
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