An enameling technique using transparent enamels that are held in place by border wires, producing a light, translucent effect; used to a great extent in Art Nouveau jewelry.
enameling technique where transparent enamels are placed in a wire framework giving a stained glass effect
Plique-a-jour is an enameling technique in which transparent enamel is fired in cloisons, (similar to wirework filigree), so that light will show through. An effect similar to stained glass windows, it is used in jewelry, bowls, vases and other art objects. Also, see enamel and cloisonné.
A delicate process, whereby transparent enamel powders are introduced into a soldered metal framework over a removable core, then fired, giving the effect of stained glass. Much used in Art Nouveau jewellery, more rarely for other items
enamel with the "stained glass effect", because the enamel is held in a metal frame without any backing.
A form of enameling popular in Art Nouveau jewelry similar to cloisonné, but where the transparent enamels are held in place by wires on the edges rather than on a metal plate.
Enamel with no metal backing, creating a stained glass window effect.
Fired enameling technique resulting in the piece having translucent enamel in a framework resembling stained glass.