French Plique-a-jour Enameled 18k Gold Pendant, Paris
Recalling the Gothic stainglass windows of the French Cathedral in the city of Orléans, this 18k gold pendant is decorated with vibrant plique-a-jour (transparent) enamel colors, separated by gold cloisons, a unique pendant designed and created entirely by hand in Paris.
Paris, 21st century, hallmarked, chain not included.
1 in. (2.5 cm) long, including ring.
This Cathedral of Orléans is famous for its association with Joan of Arc, the French heroine who attended evening mass in this cathedral on May 2, 1429 while in the city to lift the siege.