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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert F. Leisy and family 2009.92
The artist was inspired by the natural world in making this gold and enamel sea creature pendant.
Miller’s considerable prowess in making jewelry is evident in his lavish use of difficult techniques such as granulation—an ancient practice of attaching tiny beads of gold without solder, which he is credited with rediscovering—and multicolor enameling.
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