plique-à-jour

noun \ ˌplēk-(ˌ)ä-ˈzhu̇r \

Definition of plique-à-jour

:a style of enameling in which usually transparent enamels are fused into the openings of a metal filigree to produce an effect suggestive of stained glass

Origin and Etymology of plique-à-jour

French, literally, braid letting in daylight


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