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fi luh gree

  • n  delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)
  • v  make filigree, as with a precious metal

  • Long ago filigree earrings, hairpins and heavy silver belts were a vital part of Balkan wedding gear, but those days are gone.
  • Everywhere, Rickson throws in unnecessary filigree extra pauses, characters wandering onto the stage unbidden to emphasize the languorous, depressive mood; if I didn't know .
  • Despite the stately filigree Elizabeth had embroidered onto the Windsor facade, Diana found the dynasty dysfunctional, uncertain of its work, in truth more a firm than a family.
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  • Today's events (June 10)
    by Art: Silversmithing and Design Show Meet the Stanford University students who have designed and fabricated objects, all made from precious metals, using techniques such as investment casting, reticulation, granulations, filigree and mokume gane. The event is tonight, June 10, at 5 p.m. in Studio 1, Peterson Building 550 on 416 Escondido Mall. Books: Panel Reading Edited by ...
    June 10, 2013 - Palo Alto Weekly

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