Meaning of plique à jour in English:

plique à jour

Pronunciation /ˌplik a ˈʒʊə/


  • A technique in which small areas of translucent enamel are fused into the spaces of a wire framework to give an effect similar to stained glass.


Late 19th century. From French plique à jour from Middle French plicque piece of overlaid enamelwork + à jour.