Fine Silver Champlevé Enamel

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Precious enamels of this kind cannot be made by machinery. The colors are a form of glass, fused on metal at high temperature. Well-made pieces will keep their brilliance for more than a thousand years…as ancient enamels in museums prove. Because enamels are practically everlasting, they are an excellent medium for enduring design ideas and are worthy of being used as meaningful gifts for very special occasions. Each pendant has been created to represent human experiences…be they conscious or subconscious. The symbol ‘I Ching’ represents our attempt to predict the future. The ‘Owl’ symbolizes wisdom. The ‘Om’ is the Hindu symbol which represents the change in the universe.

I use the Champlevé enameling technique, which was very popular in Limonges, France during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and is rarely employed today. The name means "raised field", Champlevé is distinguished from the technique of cloisonné enamel in which the troughs are created by soldering flat metal strips to the surface of the object. All pieces are handcrafted with a jeweler’s saw from fine silver.

Dragonfly

Dragonfly

This champlevé fine silver enameled Dragonfly symbolically represents change in which we experience a deeper self-realization. This necklace is 1½" long and 1½" wide (28 gauge thick) with an 18" sterling silver chain.

$90.00

Eye of Astrology

The Eye of Astrology

This champlevé fine silver enameled Eye of Astrology symbolizes the spiritual relationship of astronomical phenomena with events in the human world. It is a 2" round necklace (28 gauge thick) with an 18" sterling silver chain.

$130.00

Flaming Cross

Flaming Cross

This champlevé fine silver enameled Flaming Cross symbolically represents the strength of our belief. It is 2" high by 1½" long (28 gauge thick) with an 18” sterling silver chain.

$130.00

Fourth Chakra

Fourth Chakra

This champlevé fine silver enameled 4th Chakra (there are 8 centers), represents the healing energy center in the body. It is 1½" round (28 gauge thick) with an 18” sterling silver chain.

$90.00

Hindu Mandala

Hindu Mandala

This champlevé fine silver enamel Hindu Mandela is 2” is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism that represents the Universe. It is 2” round (28 gauge thick) with an 18” sterling silver chain.

$130.00

Tree of Life

The Tree of Life

This champlevé fine silver enameled Tree of Life symbolically represents the connects to all forms of life and creation. It is 1½" tall by 1" wide (28 gauge thick) and comes with an 18" sterling silver chain.

$90.00