Horses on Mother of Pearl
Miniature hand-painting with gold and silver foil accents on Mother of Pearl plate, enclosed in 18k gold capsule.
Hermetically sealed under 20 layers of special UV resistant clear lacquer to ensure longevity. Every layer requires five hours of curing in the kiln and extensive hand polishing. The last layer is mirror polished, also by hand.
Total production time — 30 days.