10 Oriental Cloisonne Heart Beads - unusual
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Shipping Weight: 40.00 grams
|These unusual beads are ideal for a pendant or bracelet. Each measures 16 x 14 x 8mm, drilled ready to hang|
Cloisonné is decorative enamelwork in which metal filaments are fused to the surface outlining a design filled in with enamel paste. Cloisonné enamelware dates back over 500 years in China. Being especially popular during part of the Ming Dynasty (mid 15th-centure). Owing to its brilliant colors and designs, cloisonné has been highly appraised around the world. Hand crafted by an elaborate and complicated process of hammering, soldering, enamel-filling, enamel firing, polishing and gilding. Cloisonné beads are no different in this process, and their energies are similar to those of flaked stone.
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