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    Posted 7 years ago

    kyratango
    (435 items)

    Specially for Jewels1900!
    Here is my work, creating plique a jour with resin on unfinished silver plaques.
    They are hallmarked with boar's head, and maker's mark J(oak leaf)Q
    for Janvier Quercia active between 1899/1936
    I made this more than 30 years ago, so for sure modern resin would give better result.
    Hope you will love them!

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    1. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thanks Leah for your wonderful comment, but I didn't designed it in anyway... Only found several antique 1900 pieces unfinished from the jeweller (Janvier Quercia) workshop.
      I had them lightly gilded then used resin to give the effect they would have if finished by the jeweller.
      For all this time I haven't wore it as I couldn't find an accurate clasp :-(
    2. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thanks Toolate2 and Antiquerose for your loves!
    3. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 7 years ago
      lovely work, you must be very proud! :)
    4. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Best of both worlds there - an old piece finished with your own talents!
    5. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Ooo, thank you Racer4four!
    6. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 7 years ago
      Wow. These are quite amazing. Fancy finding them! Would they have originally been strung on a wide piece of black ribbon to wear? Thanks for posting.
    7. toracat toracat, 7 years ago
      Like tiny stained glass windows!! Beautiful!!
    8. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thanks all for wiewing and loving :-)
      Yes Jewels, each plaque was worn single on a ribbon as a dog collar, closed with a "tube" catch. I sewn them together on a sheer iridescent ribbon, but never wore... Always looking for a clasp!
    9. period_gems period_gems, 7 years ago
      oooh, I see what you did here, very talented, I will have to experiment with my piece.
    10. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      The tip is to back the piece with Scotch tape BEFORE applying the resin with a syringe!
    11. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thanks peasejean :-)
    12. paris1925 paris1925, 6 years ago
      superbe travail, congratulation-)
    13. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thank you Paris :-))
    14. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thanks Lisa!
    15. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      Choker! I love it!
    16. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Thank you so much Jewels, and CindB :-)

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