Meet the Mandarin duck, regularly dubbed the most beautiful bird in the world, and it's easy to see why.With its strikingly colorful feathers and unique shape, it really is like no other animal we have ever seen before.
It's one he'll of a lot of work, many firings in the kiln, may be on it a few more months, and thr's two of them. It"s a combination of wet packing and some sifting of the enamel crystals, no painting, all on a copper base, and with copper and fine silver cloisonnes. It will go thru many iterations, and color adjustments. Watch it evolve over time towards completion!