Necklaces / Pendants by caroline finlay Individually handmade using the ancient enamelling technique of basse-taille - the embossed silver texture can be seen through transparent aqua enamel.Orange enamelled side detail. Hook and ring catch. Enamel has a glossy finish and contrasts well with the oxidised, matt, dark grey silver.The main pendant measures 3.5 x 3.5cm. Techniques used mean each piece is unique with no two pieces being exactly identical. Features Primary Material : vitreous enamel Other Materials : silver Length (inches) : 21 One of a Kind : No Metal : sterling silver Hallmarked : Yes Cleaning InstructionsEnamel can be washed in warm soapy water if it becomes dirty. A little vaseline can be applied to all pieces to help enhance oxidisation and enamel colour. Vitreous enamel is glass and although pieces are fairly hard wearing, care should be taken not to apply force or scratch the surface. Oxidisation will come off with silverdip, abrasion or household chemicals e.g bleach. Store in a box in acid free tissue as provided.