French Plique-a-jour Enameled 18k Gold Tree of Life Pendant, Paris
Designed as an arbre de vie or tree of life, a symbol of immortality, this 18k gold pendant is decorated with plique-a-jour (transparent) enamel in shades of rose, pale yellow and verdant green, separated by gold cloisons, the gnarled tree and border also rendered in gold, 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.
Rich in symbolism, the tree of life crosses all cultures and religions. The tree bears seeds that contains its very essence and becomes immortal, a symbol of growth and strength, rebirth and ancestral family ties.