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Cloisonne Ware Earrings in Gold x White
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Bright white with shiny gold accents, these teardrop-shaped earrings hug close to the face, making an elegant yet bold statement. Perfect for work or a night out!

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Cloisonne is an enamel technique that has cropped up in a variety of cultures throughout history. In Japan, it is referred to as "Shippo-yaki," or Shippo ware, and dates as far back as the seventh century, perhaps traveling to the country. via the Silk Road.

This traditional craft involves glazing a copper base with color glass powder enamel at a high temperature. It reached its technical peak in the Meiji era (late 1800s to early 1900s), and since then, Japanese enamels have been in high demand for its beauty and technical prowess.

● Country of manufacture: Japan
● Dimensions: W0.78 "x H0.74" (Earrings), W3.58 "x H2.16" (Box)
● Material: Cloisonne ware (Copper, Gold paint, Glass glaze)

What is Shippo-yaki -七宝焼 (Cloisonné) ?  

Shippo-yaki (Japanese cloisonné) is a handcrafted enamelware that uses an ancient enameling technique originating in the West during medieval times. Cloison, or segments, are closed within metal wires to contain fluid glass or enamel which create the design elements. The Shippo-yaki achieves its well-delineated colors and designs without wires, has an expanded ground usage that includes clay and glazed porcelain.

During the Meiji era, Japanese cloisonné enamel reached its renaissance, producing items more advanced than any that had existed before. Japanese enamels are highly regarded because of its new achievements in design and coloring, that incorporated new mediums and colors such as gold and silver speckles, foils, and pitch black.

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