The leaf was coated in a paint made from a fine silver powder and a binding agent. After several layers the it was heated in a kiln to nearly 900 degrees. The leaf burnt off and the binding agent was evaporated which left behind this imprint of the leaf showing al the veins.
Fine silver(.999) is used for the extra shine and resistance to tarnishing. The ring and lobster clasp are both sterling silver (.925)
All KippleTraders’ jewellery comes in a gift box.