Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chinese Silver Enamel Dragon Bracelet

Our Best Chinese Silver Dragon Bracelet! Over the years we have owned many silver dragon bracelets and I always believed that the large repoussé silver dragon (10-05-11) was the most dramatic… over the years we have acquired three of them and seen 4-5 others. [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) […]

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Chinese Ronde-bosse Enamel Ornaments

Our blogs have always used two terms to describe Chinese enamels: cloisonné and Canton enamel …but there is a third type of Chinese Enamel … [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] The French call it "Ronde-bosse" and have used the technique since the 14th century. These are three […]

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Chinese Silver and Wood Bracelets

Another interesting design by #23 …These two bracelets were also made by the same designer as the pieces in my last blog. Again the construction of the bracelets is very different. [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] High grade silver (tests 900) and carved teak …with a clasp […]

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