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CAF Chicago Skyline Cloisonne Ornament

  • $ 39.95 $ 33.96 member price*

    product SKU: 335219

This cloisonne ornament is a handcrafted work of art—no two ornaments are exactly alike!

Handmade exclusively for CAF, this ornament features several Chicago landmarks (including Wrigley Field, the Chicago Water Tower, Marina City, and much more), the Chicago flag and the CAF logo.

Cloisonne is an ancient, time consuming art which was introduced to China by western travelers in the 14th century. To begin the process, highly trained artisans bend wire strips by hand to create the patterns within the design. These wires are them soldered into a copper form which has been carefully molded to create the desired shape of the ornament. Each cell is inlaid with enamels, then fired at very high temperatures repeatedly. Its eventually cooled, polished and 24k gold plated to create this unique heirloom for you and your family to enjoy for years to come!

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