Antique French Plique-a-jour Enamel Thistle Pendant Gold

A frame of enamel as blue as the desert sky at night surrounds this open work thistle like a halo. Hold it up to the sun and see the light of day that shines through. In French light of day is ‘plique a jour’ and gives it’s name to this type of see-through enamel.

This wonderful French pendant is designed with a solid nod to the Art Nouveau style that was ramping up in Europe at the time that this pendant was crafted, around 1900. This wonderful piece measures 25.5 mm across and 32 mm top to bottom, it is crafted in 18 karat gold and is hallmarked with the eagles head mark on the top, it weighs 4.2 grams.

We offer a 3 or 4 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.

Please note that our photographs are part of our description, please look carefully, we do not digitally alter our items. We always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase, and If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let us know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations! 

Item ID: PTA23033VA

Related Items