UNUSUAL COLOR! The art of cloisonne is SO interesting. A metal base with an intricate design of thin metal "walls" are stood up on edge that create patterns, which are then filled with enamel colors. REAL cloisonne has metal outlines between the pattern shapes
cloi·son·né /ˌkloiznˈā/ noun: decorative work in which enamel, glass, or gemstones are separated by strips of flattened wire placed edgeways on a metal backing.