Materials & Techniques
Champlevé involves extracting holes in a base such as silver, bronze, or copper and then filling the grooves with enamel. It is subsequently fired and polished to the level of the metal.
Anne R. Bromberg, The Arts of India, South East Asia, and the Himalayas (Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013), 144.
"Champlevé," Oxford Art Online. Accessed 8 January 2015, http://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/opr/t4/e400.
- Victoria & Albert Museum
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