Category Archives: Cloisonne

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Spring Birds

Spring is finally here!  Flowers are blooming, trees are growing, birds are singing! Dokdokdok the Wood Pecker: Who who who? Geese looking for the perfect place for nest: Birds playing hide and seek: … and more! These delicate joyful birds are made of cloisonne, and can come on a wood stand.  Visit them at our […]

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Easter Egg Hunt!

These eggs are so pretty and delicate! As a charm: As a hanging decoration:     Or put them in a bowl and admire:  

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Cloisonne…

When talk about Cloisonne, we think vases, bowls. Well, there are more. I proudly present to you… Cloisonne bear! (or koala?…)

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Happy Easter!

Are you ready for Easter Egg Hunt?  

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Beautiful Cloisonne

We showed you part of our cloisonne collection before.  Today we’d like to show you this beautiful cloisonne piece: This is a Cloisonne “Ruyi”.  Ruyi 如意 literally means “As [you] wish”.  As described by wiki, it is: “a curved decorative object that serves as a ceremonial sceptre in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power […]

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Cloisonne Figurine

We received a lot of questions after we posted about Chinese Cloisonne, and many visited us at the store and brought home some lovely cloisonne pieces.  Thank you!  Hope you all enjoy them. This time, we would like to continue to show you some unique cloisonne arts.  When talk about cloisonne, we usually think of […]

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Cloisonné

Have you ever wondered how these beautiful cloisonne vases are made? Cloisons in French means Compartments.  Starting with a metal base (usually copper nowadays, but could also be silver or gold), cloisons are added by soldering metal strips onto the surface to form various patterns.  Colorful enamel paints (in powder or paste) are applied within […]

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Still Hunting Present for That Someone…

… who seems to have everything?  Please allow us to make a few suggestions! 1. Jade: In Eastern cultures, Jade is considered more precious than gold, as marked by this ancient Chinese proverb: “You can put a price on gold, but jade is priceless”.  It is as significant as diamond in the Western world.  According to […]

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