When is something considered a piece of jewellery, and when is it a bejewelled objet d’art? Often the lines are blurry. Does the ability to wear a piece make it a jewel, or should it be the materials used that give a design its status?
Colourful, glittering and smooth – in the hands of an artist, enamel is capable of the most unpredictable transformations. Works of enamel can be compared to the works of the impressionists; such is the extent to which an auteur can both lyrically and subtly communicate their temperament.