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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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