Filigree is a delicate kind of technique or jewelry metalwork made with very small beads or twisted threads, or, also, the combination between both soldered together or to the surface of an object of the same metal and arranged in artistic motifs.
It often suggests lace and remains popular in Indian and other Asian metalwork and this handcrafted technique should not be confused It should not be confused with ajoure jewelry work, the ajoure technique consisting of drilling holes in objects made of sheet metal.
It was popular as well in Italian, French and Portuguese metalwork from 1660 to the late 19th century and actually is very used too for high level and exclusive pieces of jewellery.
Boca do Lobo, a Portuguese famous brand of design and hyper luxury design who always give emotional experiences with the creation of beautiful pieces, have made a sleek and unique jewelry box made with this handcrafted technique:
Filigree’s Jewelry Case by Boca do Lobo is a stunning safe, made by the hand’s of skillful jewelers to create the most artistic motifs. Some of the most enchanting pieces of jewelry in the world are made using this ancient technique and deserve to be guarded in the most perfect jewelry case there is – a true celebration of hyper refinement and luxury.
In this holidays, this handcrafted contemporary piece made from the finest materials and with the most luxurious finishes can be a perfect and luxurious gift to give to someone special.