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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire).

Usage examples (34)
  • The points of light lit up a tin filigree framed mirror, returning a full reflection of the altar.
  • It reminds her of plants; of ferns specifically, so does the word 'filigree'.
  • To support these trends Murano artists and artisans returned to techniques of the past such as filigree, murrino, and lattimo.
  • (My yarn is the "filigree" colorway, which is currently out of stock, btw.) for more
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