Pronunciation: (shän-lu-vā'), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -vésPronunciation: (-vā', -vāz'). [key]
of or pertaining to an enamel piece or enameling technique in which enamel is fused onto the incised or hollowed areas of a metal base.
1. an enamel piece made by the champlevé method.
2. the technique used to produce champlevé enamels.
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