filigree

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  • You have often noted the gold filigree ball which I wear on my watch-guard. Cited from The Filigree Ball, by Anna Katharine Green
  • Between them there is a narrow central band of filigree work.
  • Men produce most of the forms for such work, but women often complete the intricate filigree.
  • Some of our filigree glass, it is true, became too elaborate to be beautiful. Cited from The Story of Glass, by Sara Ware Bassett
  • Almost all of them are made of filigree work.
  • Unlike filigree, the holes are usually cut from the metal rather than being incorporated during the process of construction.
  • But it will be long before any other country can equal mine in the making of filigree or spun glass. Cited from The Story of Glass, by Sara Ware Bassett
  • The work done on this church has been compared to the filigree done by silversmiths.
  • The song has a chord-per-bar pattern that is sometimes broken due to filigree.
  • We reached a high bronze door, in which a strange lacy design had been cut in filigree. Cited from Atlantida, by Pierre Benoit
  • The same applies to the gold filigree work which you noticed in the court. Cited from The Doings Of Raffles Haw,bySir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • It looked like a huge mass of filigree work. Cited from Across India, by Oliver Optic
  • The surface of the leather is not intended to be cut through, as would be done in filigree.
  • I had nothing to give, except a little cross of gold filigree work, that hung round my neck when I was carried off. Cited from The Tiger of Mysore, by G. A. Henty
  • I have seen the filigree ball many times; Veronica has it now. Cited from The Filigree Ball, by Anna Katharine Green
  • There were others that looked like filigree work. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • Thirty years ago many stone draw plates were wanted, for then there was a great deal done in filigree gold jewelry. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884, by Various
  • There should be a little filigree about a woman -- something of the coquette. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
  • Miss Hart opened her box next, and found a heart-shaped filigree gold brooch of great beauty. Cited from Marjorie's New Friend, by Carolyn Wells
  • Cuttack is famous for its silver filigree works and only because of these works it is also known as the silver city of India.
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Words starting with filigree

Meaning of filigree

  • noun Delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)
  • verb Make filigree, as with a precious metal