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01/29/2017
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STudio Buttons by Diane Echnoz Almeyda
Pierced Plique-A-Jour

Seldom seen, and practiced by few…..
Those words certainly describe the technical "tour-de-force" of enameling, plique-a-jour (pronounced pleek-a-shure). Though considered the most difficult of enameling techniques, many believe it is also the most beautiful.

For more information on this process, see Diane's homepage. See Diane's Archive of sold buttons.

Diane's work is guaranteed. If you are not totally pleased with a button, return it within 7 days for a full refund, excluding shipping and insurance both ways, in the same condition it was originally shipped.

Note: all sizes listed are approximate. Also, all metal is fine or sterling silver, even if it looks dark. The highly polished surface of the metal is extremely reflective. We are working on getting better photos.

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Pierced Plique-a-jour Buttons

Jester plique button

#DA97-1
Jester in Frame
Dim: 1 11/16" x 1 3/8" Price: $450

Note: this button may get a counter in an award as it is very unusual to have an Emaux Peint (the face) in a Plique design

Jester plique button

#DA98-1
Standing Jester
Dim: 2" x 1 1/16" Price: $420

Note: this button may get a counter in an award as it is very unusual to have an Emaux Peint (the face) in a Plique design

Celtic Knot Square with Openwork
1 1/8" sq. Price $225

celtic square knot

#DA91-3

 

Celtic Knot button

#DA91-2

copper dragon plique-a-jour button

DA99-1 $195

Realistic Bee button plique-a-jour

DA101-1 $225

Chameleon button plique-a-jour

DA102-1
$235 Chameleon Left Facing

Published in the CSBS Brief, Winter 2017 Vol 77, Issue 1,
page 29

 

Chameleon button plique-a-jour

DA103-1
$235 Chameleon Right Facing

Published in the CSBS Brief, Winter 2017 Vol 77, Issue 1,
page 29

 

double cat plique button

#DA85-2
2 Cats with amber eyes grooming
Dim: 1 1/8" sq. Price $350

labrador head plique button

#DA87-1
Lab head. Dim: 15/16" x 1 1/16". Price $225

horse head plique button

#DA89-1
Horse Head, small. Dim: 11/16" x 3/4" price: $190

Cat button

#DA84-1
Single Cat
Dim: 1 3/8" x 1 1/8". Price: $310

Standing Beagle button

#DA86-1
Standing Beagle
Dim: 1 1/8"x 1". Price: $250

Horse Head button

#DA88-1
Horse Head Button
Dim: 1 9/32" x 1" Price: $260

Fairy plique button

#DA94-1
Fairy with buttfly silhouette.
Dim: 1 3/4" x 1" Price: $290

Humming bird button

#DA93-1
Humming bird with Flower
Dim: 1 1/8" sq Price: $295 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.


 

Celtic Knot plique-a-jour button

#DA75-3
Celtic Knot with openwork
Dim: 1" x 1" Price: $200

2 cats plique-a-jour button

#DA85-1
2 Cats with green eyes grooming
Dim: 1 1/8" sq. Price $350

Water lily plique-a-jour button

#DA92-1
Water lily with twisted wire border
Dim: 1 1/8"
Price: $295

Horse head with Halter plique-a-jour button

DA90-1
Horse Head with halter coming out of stable door
Dim: 1 1/2" x 1 1/8" Price: $335

Bee plique-a-jour button

#DA66-1
Bee in Hexigon
Dim: 2" x 1 3/4"
Price:$560 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

Frog button

#DA59-2
Medium Frog
Dim: 1 1/2" x 1 3/16"
Price: $425

Angel button

#DA82-1
Flying Angel
Dim: 1 5/16" x 1 1/8" s/s
Price: $290

Dachshund button

#DA83-1
Dachshund Head
Dim: 1 1/2" x 1/16" s/s
Price: $400


Frog button

#DA60-2
Small Frog
Dim: 1 1/4" x 1 1/8"
Price $395

Bee in a heart button

#DA64-1
Bee in a Heart
Dim: 1 3/5" x 2"
Price: $525

Dragonfly button

#DA68-1
Dragonfly with dots
Dim: 2.25" x 1.75"
Price: $525

Celtic Knot Cross button

#DA81-2
Celtic Knot Cross
Dim: 1 1/8" x 15/16" s/s
Price: $200

Mermaid button

#DA72-1
Mermaid blowing bubbles
Price $650

Sold
This one is sold, but a new one in the LE can be made. Just email me an ask

Dragonfly button

#DA67-1
Dragonfly
Dim: 1.5" x 1 1/18"
Price: $410

Frog button

#DA58-1
Green Frog
Dim: 1.5" x 1 5/8"
Price: $450

Sold
This one is sold, but a new one in the LE can be made. Just email me an ask

Realistic Bee button

#DA73-1
Bee
Dim: 2 1/8" x 1 1/8"
Price: $500

Peacock plique-a-jour button

#DA55-1
Peacock w/ textured background
Dim: 2.25" x 1"
Price: $510

frog realistic plique-a-jour button

#DA57-1
Frog
Dim: 1 5/8" x 1.5"
Price: $450

Unicorn plique-a-jour button

#DA54-1
Unicorn
Dim: 1.5" x 1" Sterling
Price: $310

Rocking Horse plique-a-jour button

#DA62-1
Rocking Horse
Dim: 2.25" x 1.75" Sterling
Price: $400

#DA69-1
Flying Bird
Dim: 1" x 1"
Price: $150 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

Moth plique-a-jour button

#DA61-1
Moth
Dim: 1 5/8" x 1"
Price: $325

Thistle plique-a-jour button

#DA77-1
Thistle
Dim: 1 7/8" x 1 1/8". Sterling. Price: $395

Thistle openwork plique-a-jour button

#DA78-1
Thistle with openwork
Dim: 1 3/8" x 1 3/16". Sterling. $350

Rooster plique-a-jour button

#DA45-1
Dim: 1 3/8" x 1 1/4". Sterling Price: $260

thistle plique-a-jour button with openwork

#DA80-1
Thistle with openwork
Dim: 1 5/16" x 1". Price: $320

Celtic Knot with openwork button

#DA76-1
Celtic Knot Crown Heart with openwork
Dim: 1" x 1" Price: $200

thistle plique-a-jour button

#DA79-1
Thistle Realistic
Dim: 3/4" x 3/4". Price: $215

Collie head plique-a-jour button

#DA74-1
Dog Head
Dim: 1 3/8" x 1 3/8" Price: $275

Carousel Horse plique-a-jour button

#DA71-1
Carousel Horse
Dim: 2 1/4" x 2" Price: $500

peacock

#DA50-1
Dim: 7/8" x 1 1/2" Price: $460
Right facing peacock SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

peacock

#DA51-1
Dim: 7/8" x 1 1/2" Price $460
Left facing peacock

Dragon

#DA53-1
Dragon
Dim: 2.25" x 1.75" Price $560

Bee

#DA46-1
Dim: 1.75"x 1.5" Price: $560
Large Bee

bee

#DA48-1
Dim: 1 1/8" x 1 1/4"Price: $520
Small Bee SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

dragonfly

#DA49-1
Dim: 1 3/8" x 1/1/8" Price $410
Small Dragonfly SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

dragonfly

#DA47-1
Dim: 2" x 1.5" Price: $490
Large Dragonfly #1

dragonfly

#DA47-2
Dim: 2" x 1.5" Price: $490
Large Dragonfly #2

rose

#DA52-1
Flower
Dim: 1 1/8" x 1" Price: $480

Butterfly #DA18-1

#DA18-1
Butterfly
Dim: 7/8" x 5/8" Price: $180

Butterflies #DA19-1

#DA19-1R and #DA19-1L
Dim: .5" x 3/8"
Price: $95 for 1, $180 for both SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

These items can be purchased individually or as a pair and could then be used for earrings. They have holes in the bodies for a "sew on" type button. The R and L are defined for the direction the butterfly is looking.

Butterflies #DA20-1

#DA20-1R and #DA20-1L
Dim: .5" x 3/8"
Price: $95 for 1, $180 for both SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

They are shank buttons. The R and L are defined for the direction the butterfly is looking.

 

Flying Dragon

#DA24-1
Flying Dragon
Dim: 1 3/8" x 1 3/4" Price: $325

Emerald Cut

#DA26-1
Dim: 1/2" x 3/8" Price: $65

 

Copper Banded Angelfish

#DA21-1
Copper Banded Angelfish
Dim: 1 1/8" x 1 3/8" Price: $325

Dragon

#DA22-1
Sitting Dragon
Dim: 1 3/8" x 1 3/4" Price: $325 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

Horse Head

#DA23-1
Horse has metallic luster
Dim: 1.5" Price: $325 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

frog DA1

#DA01-1
Frog on Lily Pad
Dim: 1.25" Price: $325

cat - DA02-1

#DA02-1
Two Cats
Dim: 1.25" Price: $325 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

DA03-1

#DA03-1
Yellow Flower
Dim: 1 1/8" Price: $275

DA04-1

#DA04-1
Dim: 15/16" x 1 1/8" Price: $250

DA04-2

#DA04-2
Dim: 15/16" x 1 1/8" Price: $250

DA05-1

#DA05-1
Dim: 1 1/8" x 1" Price: $265


DA06-3

#DA06-3
Dim: 1" Price: $250

See archived others in this LE

DA13-2

#DA13-2
Dim: 7/16" Price: $45
Aqua Blue

See archived others in this LE

DA11-1#DA11-1
Dim: 11/16" x 3/4" Price: $175

Da11-2

#DA11-2
Dim: 11/16" x 3/4" Price: $175

Da12-1

#DA12-1
Dim: 11/16" x 3/4" Price: $175

DA14-1

#DA14-1
Dim: 7/16" Price: $45
Dark Green

Dragon

#DA27-1
Sitting Dragon Petite
Dim: 15/16" x 3/4" Price: $220

Flying Dragon

#DA28-1
Flying Dragon Petite
Dim: 1" x 5/6" Price: $195

Butterfly

#DA29-1
Butterfly in yellow
Dim: 1.5" x 3/4" Price: $200

Butterfly

#DA30-1
Butterfly in multicolors
Dim: 1" x 5/8" Price: $160

Butterfy

#DA31-1
Butterfly in blue
Dim: 2 1/8" x 1 1/4"
Price: $325 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

 

Fleur-de-lis

#DA33-1
Fleur-de-lis in blue
Dim: 11/16" x 3/4"
Price: $120 SOLD

If you want one, email me and I'll make one up for you as this LE is still open.

owl with prey

#DA39-2
Dim: 1 3/8" Price: $425
Flying owl with prey

Dragonfly Petite

#DA32-2
Dragonfly Petite
Dim: 5/8" x 1/2"
Price: $115

Dragonfly Petite

#DA32-3
Dragonfly Petite
Dim: 5/8" x 1/2"
Price: $115

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