Hummingbird Necklace in Sterling Silver

$175.00

Colorful Red and Green Hummingbird necklace with chain.  Red and Green enamel is applied using the  Champlevé technique. Champlevé-A French word for “raised field”, in champlevé the artist removes the silver by cutting, hammering or stamping in order to create a depression which will then receive the melted glass. As the enamel is laid in the recessed areas of the silver, it is built up in layers until it reaches the same height as the remaining silver.  The silver has been rhodium plated to be hypo-allergenic and tarnish free. 18 inches long.

Description

Colorful Red and Green Hummingbird necklace with chain.  Red and Green enamel is applied using the  Champlevé technique. Champlevé-A French word for “raised field”, in champlevé the artist removes the silver by cutting, hammering or stamping in order to create a depression which will then receive the melted glass. As the enamel is laid in the recessed areas of the silver, it is built up in layers until it reaches the same height as the remaining silver.  The silver has been rhodium plated to be hypo-allergenic and tarnish free. 18 inches long.