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synonyms for filigree

  • lattice
  • fretwork
  • interlace
  • lacework
  • ornamentation
  • tracery
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How to use filigree in a sentence

First a thin film of black carbon is produced round the metal, then the latter appears in the form of a filigree of silver.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
Fig. 188 represents another specimen of Etruscan gold filigree work with a circle and Swastika.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
It is ornamented on the outside with the fine gold filigree work peculiar to the best Etruscan art.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Byzantine filigree work occasionally has small stones set amongst the curves or knots.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
But, with the exception of chains, it cannot be said that filigree work was much practised by them.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
But the feathers and petals of modern Italian filigree are not seen in these ancient designs.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Instances occur, but only rarely, in which filigree devices in wire are self-supporting and not applied to metal plates.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Silver filigree brooches and buttons are also made in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Pair of ear-rings, from a grave at Cyme in Aeolis, with filigree work and pendant Erotes.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Medallion ornament with repouss head of Dionysos and filigree work.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FILIGREE

  • appliqué
  • arabesque
  • bauble
  • braid
  • color
  • curlicue
  • design
  • dingbat
  • doodad
  • extravagance
  • fandangle
  • festoon
  • filigree
  • finery
  • flounce
  • flourish
  • fretwork
  • frill
  • frippery
  • furbelow
  • fuss
  • garbage
  • garnish
  • garniture
  • gilt
  • gingerbread
  • inlay
  • jazz
  • lace
  • ornament
  • parquetry
  • plaque
  • ribbon
  • scroll
  • sequin
  • spangle
  • thing
  • tinsel
  • tooling
  • trimming
  • trinket
  • wreath
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