Name: Look Back
Design description: The combination of the classic textures and the traditional craftwork is consistent with the Chinese design. The color combo of the necklace is harmonious and luxurious. The material of the necklace is clean and super. The whole looking of the necklace is luxurious and dignified in the style of Chinese imperial art.
Metal: Sterling Silver core with 18K gold plated surface
Stone: Garnet, Lapis
Size: 6cm wide by 6.4cm tall (from the top of the peacock’s head to the bottom of his tail. There is a 2.5cm crown above the peacock’s head, giving a total height of 8.9cm. The necklace is 70cm long.
Technique: Handmade Filigree. 0.27mm Silver strands are coiled together creating an intricate and beautiful pattern. The ancient art of Chinese filigree is much more labour intensive than European cast designs but the effort is repaid by the delicate brilliance of the myriad strands reflecting light in fine patterns. Filigree is part of China’s “intangible cultural heritage”, according to UNESCO. Filigree art originated in the Warring States Period in China (475-221 BC). The art still survives in a few small workshops in China. It's our mission to grow and internationalise the fine art of handmade filigree.
Shipping: We ship anywhere in the world by registered mail. (Add to basket to see the price for your area.) Your piece will be delivered in an a beautiful jewellery box displaying our brand name, Elements.
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Payment must be made in full before shipping. In the case of custom orders and bespoke designs, advance payment is required. Please contact us for information about staging payments.
All deliveries are tracked and insured. Please alert us immediately if any goods are damaged in transit.
Refunds are available on standard items within 2 weeks of purchase. Return postage is payable by the customer. Bespoke orders are non-refundable.
Most filigree is cast into a mould. Even so-called "handcrafted" filigree is often made in this way. But real handcrafted filigree is made by spinning long, thin strands of gold (Imperial style) or silver (southern Chinese style) and then coiling it by hand into beautiful patterns. Our brand stands for quality and genuine craftsmanship, and our pieces tend to be very labour intensive.