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Word: filigree

Definition: delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork


Sentences Containing 'filigree'

Stoenescu designed metal filigree "breastplates" inspired by a statue of Venus found at Pompeii, which functioned like a brassiere and were designed to be visible through the transparent shirts while preserving the wearer's modesty.
This filigree diadem is wrought of extremely pure gold and set with sapphires, rubies and pearls.
With his support, the Tarakasi(filigree) work of silver ornaments achieved commendable feet.
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