Ginbari is a Japanese technique that uses silver foil in relief under the enamel. Cloisons are attached to the sheet and filled with colored glaze. “cloison” is a French word for “compartment” or “partition” or “cell”, hence the term cloisonne.
The columns of these amazing candlesticks show how exquisitely the Japanese craftsman’s work can be
Made into candlesticks the bases and sconces are silver, hallmarked in Birmingham, England. The columns with vibrant irises symbolising plenty are all Japanese