Plique à Jour Floating Butterflies
Plique à Jour Floating Butterflies

Plique à Jour Floating Butterflies

Regular price $112.00
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Light as air purple butterflies fly around in the hoop as they dangle from your ears!

 

In French, plique à jour translates to "letting in daylight." Once I saw out the design from a thick sheet of fine silver, I fill the open cells with transparent powdered glass (enamel) then fire the piece in the kiln. This creates a beautiful stained glass effect. These earrings glow with the sunlight creating a unique piece of wearable art. 


These earrings were made in my studio in Redwood City, California.


The earrings dangle from sterling silver ear wires- I never use nickel or plated metals.  I include a pro polishing pad so that you can keep all of your silver jewelry tarnish-free and bright!

 


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