Meaning of plique-à-jour

plique-à-jour

Pronunciation: (plēk'ä zhoor' Fr. plē&sylpka&sylpzh&oomacrr'), [key]
— Fine Arts. Fine Arts.
  1. an enameling technique in which unbacked wirework is filled with transparent enamel, resulting in a stained-glass effect.
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