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Robert Picard
B: 1937-10-02
D: 2014-09-29
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Picard, Robert
Kenneth Pinch
B: 1934-05-10
D: 2014-09-25
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Pinch, Kenneth
Shirley Heisler
B: 1935-01-18
D: 2014-09-24
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Heisler, Shirley
Peter Drygas
D: 2014-09-22
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Drygas, Peter
James Towers
B: 1945-10-01
D: 2014-09-22
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Towers, James
Kevin Dunham
B: 1966-12-19
D: 2014-09-21
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Dunham, Kevin
Denise Nesplak
B: 1954-06-27
D: 2014-09-20
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Nesplak, Denise
Alexander Kokal
B: 1943-10-28
D: 2014-09-18
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Kokal, Alexander
Lindsey Valleau
B: 1928-11-16
D: 2014-09-04
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Valleau, Lindsey
Fred Mantic
B: 1932-04-13
D: 2014-08-21
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Mantic, Fred
Arthur Brendle
B: 1941-06-16
D: 2014-08-08
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Brendle, Arthur
Andrew Horsley
B: 1990-09-19
D: 2014-08-04
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Horsley, Andrew
Susan Baldeo
B: 1960-08-30
D: 2014-08-02
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Baldeo, Susan
Mary Heidenreich
B: 1928-08-13
D: 2014-07-30
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Heidenreich, Mary
Kathleen Smith
B: 1920-10-21
D: 2014-07-30
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Smith, Kathleen
Gian Sangha
B: 1932-01-15
D: 2014-07-28
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Sangha, Gian
Alan Sinclair
B: 1928-12-08
D: 2014-07-13
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Sinclair, Alan
Laurance Low
B: 1936-07-05
D: 2014-07-11
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Low, Laurance
Elaine Lam
B: 1942-03-07
D: 2014-06-20
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Lam, Elaine
Annie Spray
B: 1932-05-20
D: 2014-06-08
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Spray, Annie
Arthur Pickering
B: 1942-12-22
D: 2014-06-04
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Pickering, Arthur

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Cloisonne Urns



Cloisonne is the art of applying enamel of all colours to the surface of a copper or bronze object, which is then fired to become a bright and colourful work of art. This technique reached its' perfection as a result of the efforts of Chinese artisans. Chinese cloisonne there upon became the standard by which to measure the quality and appraise the beauty of cloisonne world wide. This ranks as one of China's major contributions to the world's fine arts.


Stage 1:

The meticulous process begins with a gentle hamering to shape an unbreakable solid brass core.

Stage 2:

Then an intricate design is formed using a precise copper wire netting.

Stage 3:
Next, chosen colours of enamel are bonded to the core and fired in the kiln. The fire process hardens the finish and smooths the finish to the core.

Stage4:

This step is repeated several times to enhance the beauty and durability of the design. The hand laid enamel is unique to each urn.

Stage 5:
The urn is then gently hand-scored and polished for a smooth surface further exposing the fine copper / bronze wireaccentuating the overall appearance.

Stage 6:

Lastly, the urn is gilded to protect the brass from rust, as well as to create a lasting and bright shining finish. These urns are all individually unique and of fine quality.

Adobe Cloisonne

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Available in Full Size Urn, Keepsake Urn & Miniature Urn
Handcrafted from copper
Hand applied enamel finish
Auburn Leaves Cloisonne

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Available in Full Size Urn, Keepsake Urn & Miniature Size
Handcrafted from copper
Hand applied enamel finish
Dusty Rose Cloisonne

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Available in Full Size Urn and Keepsake Size urn
Inspired by artwork of the Ming Dynasty
Handcrafted from copper with 24K gold plating
Enamel baked five times for added durability
Vibrant, hand applied enamel finish
Dusty Rose Cloisonne Keepsake Urn

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Measures 1 5/8" x 3 1/4" x 2 1/8"
Inspired by artwork of the Ming Dynasty
Handcrafted from copper with 24K gold plating
Enamel baked five times for added durability
Vibrant, hand applied enamel finish
Magnolia Pink Cloisonne

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Available in Full Size Urn & Keepsake Size Urn
Inspired by artwork of the Ming Dynasty
Handcrafted from copper with 24K gold plating
Enamel baked five times for added durability
Vibrant, hand applied enamel finish
Minuet Cloisonne

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Full Size Urn
Inspired by artwork of the Ming Dynasty
Handcrafted from copper with 24K gold plating
Enamel baked five times for added durability
Vibrant, hand applied enamel finish
Minuet Keepsake Cloisonne

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Inspired by artwork of the Ming Dynasty
Handcrafted from copper with 24K gold plating
Enamel baked five times for added durability
Vibrant, hand applied enamel finish
Nouveau Butterfly Cloisonne

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- Handcrafted from copper
- Hand applied enamel finish
Onyx Cloisonne

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- Handcrafted from copper
- Hand applied enamel finish
- Available in Full Size, Keepsake Size & Miniature Size
Onyx Keepsake Urn

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Measures 6 5/8" x 4 1/4"
Onyx Minature Keepsake Urn

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Measures 3 1/2 x 2 1/4"
Opal Cloisonne

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Full size urn
Measures 10 3/4" x 6 7/8" x 4 1/4"
Opal Keepsake Cloisonne

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Measures 6 7/8" x 4 1/4"
Opal Miniature Cloisonne

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Measures 3 1/2 x 2 1/4"
Royal Blue Cloisonne

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Full Size Urn
Measures 9 3/4 x 8 1/2" x 4"
Inspired by artwork of the Ming Dynasty
Handcrafted from copper with 24K gold plating
Enamel baked five times for added durability
Vibrant, hand applied enamel finish
Royal Blue Keepsake Cloisonne

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Measures 5 1/6 x 4 13/16 x 2"
Inspired by artwork of the Ming Dynasty
Handcrafted from copper with 24K gold plating
Enamel baked five times for added durability
Vibrant, hand applied enamel finish

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