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Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox

$55.00 Sale Price:   $7.99

Price: $55.00 Sale Price:   $7.99

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In China, peacocks symbolize beauty and dignity. Until the early 20th century, peacock feathers were given as awards for service or generosity—the more “eyes” on the feather, the more significant the award. This petite peacock pillbox is made using centuries-old cloisonné techniques, with hand-applied Swarovski crystals.


Handmade in China. 3"W x 2"L x 2 1/4"H.


To create the decorative surface of cloisonné, thin fillets of flattened wire are bent to form a pattern. The spaces between the wires, called cloisons or cells, are then filled with powdered enamel. The exact origins are unknown, but cloisonné techniques most likely evolved out of related mosaic, stained glass, and jewelry-making practices. Although exceptional pieces of cloisonné exist from Byzantine times, modern craftsmen in China and Japan have further refined the art of mixing the enamel pigments to achieve a spectrum of subtle colors.


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Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox
 
4.1

(based on 14 reviews)

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          • No (3), Yes (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        A Perfect Gift

        I got this for my mama, and it is perfect for a gift. The colors are bright and pretty, and the little compartment is perfect to hide an additional surprise, like a ring ...Read complete review

        I got this for my mama, and it is perfect for a gift. The colors are bright and pretty, and the little compartment is perfect to hide an additional surprise, like a ring or earrings.

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        poor quality

        The design idea is great but unfortunately, the poor craftsmanship and quality let us down. I wish there was some sort of quality control before allowing products to be sold online because customers cannot ...Read complete review

        The design idea is great but unfortunately, the poor craftsmanship and quality let us down. I wish there was some sort of quality control before allowing products to be sold online because customers cannot physically handle it, check it in details and choose.

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        4.0

        Makes nice gift

        By peterlight

        from Gatineau, Qc, Canada

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Elegant
        • Nice detailing

        Cons

        • Lid Could Be Delicate
        • smallish

        Best Uses

        • Jewellery storage

        Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

        recipient loved it

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Awesome gift item

        By Lucy

        from IL

        Verified Buyer

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              Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

              I have teen-aged grandchildren who really loved receiving these as gifts.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              1.0

              poor quality

              By The Twin Fish

              from Hong Kong

              Verified Buyer

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                    Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                    The design idea is great but unfortunately, the poor craftsmanship and quality let us down. I wish there was some sort of quality control before allowing products to be sold online because customers cannot physically handle it, check it in details and choose.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Would be a wonderful gift.

                    By Kitten

                    from North Carolina

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Unique

                    Cons

                    • none

                    Best Uses

                    • decoration

                    Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                    The peacock was so unique. I use it for decoration only. Love it. It makes me happy just to look at it.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    peacock pillbox

                    By ceilingfan

                    from canada

                    Verified Buyer

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                          Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                          Loved the design and colour

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          4.0

                          Small but eye-catching beauty

                          By Nonie of Seth

                          from Sedona, AZ

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Perfect For Special Gem

                          Cons

                          • Realize It Is Small

                          Best Uses

                          • For Special
                          • Secret Keepsake

                          Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                          Attractive special jewelry holder gift for small items.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes
                           
                          5.0

                          Beautiful

                          By Mray

                          from Volcano

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                          This small peacock box is far more than I expected. It's simply exquisite. Had to buy more for friends who love birds. Perfectly happy with this purchase.

                           
                          5.0

                          Very beautiful gift!

                          By bck

                          from wilm, nc

                          Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                          I purchased this once and loved it so much I purchased 2 more for gifts.

                           
                          5.0

                          I would buy this gift again and again

                          By Q

                          from Boise, ID

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                          I display this in my office!

                           
                          4.0

                          Pretty and classic

                          By Izarra1

                          from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Nice gift idea
                          • Very Pretty And Colourful
                          • Very Victorian

                          Cons

                          • A little small

                          Best Uses

                          • decoration

                          Comments about Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox:

                          It's a very beautiful little box with lots of detail. While small, it's certainly very noticeable due to the beauty of the detail. However, you can't put much more than a couple of rings or a pair of small earring in it. Still, I like it.

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