Cloisonné

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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 these compartments, and then fired in a kiln.  Cloisonne started from ancient Europe, and spread to China in 14th century.

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Cloisonne vases in various shapes, sizes, and patterns.  All come with a wooden base.

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Some cloisonnes have a transparent look, look this bowl above.  They look very beautiful under the light.

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All pieces in the photos are taken from our showroom stock.  Please visit for a closer look.

Cloisonne are generally expensive because of the material and details involved.  However we offer these beautiful pieces at a good discounted price.  And we welcome all reasonable offer!

You can also start your collection with small pieces.  They are unbelievably affordable.

We also have slightly defective items in stock at a deep discount.  These actually are quite popular with our customers, because you can display and enjoy the good side of them on the shelf, while others won’t believe the price you paid by looking at them!

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