Thesaurus / filigree
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He crossed the marble corridor, stepped into the gold elevator, the filigree door snapped shut, and he shot upward.

What was her astonishment to see on this table a little picture encased in a frame of filigree, set with precious stones.

He deals in jewelry, though most of it is that filigree silver stuff that I dont fancy.

There would be no further difficulty regarding the filigree basket of gold and gems.

He was evidently going to stay here until the filigree of shadows faded in the dawn.

Sinister Street, vol. 2Compton Mackenzie

The twigs and leaves of olives overhead spread a filigree of moving shade upon their puckered faces.

Oriental EncountersMarmaduke Pickthall

Let the filigree basket of gems stay where it was; there were millions in the treasury, the accumulated hoardings of many decades.

The gems and gold thread and filigree with which this work is sewn tarnish in the gloom.

Musical PortraitsPaul Rosenfeld

The town has also a great reputation for its filigree work in silver and gold, which is very beautiful.

Under the Red CrescentCharles S. Ryan

Filigree: that is to say, generally, ornament dependent on complexity, not on art.

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