filigree

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Synonyms for filigree

Synonyms for filigree

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

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make filigree, as with a precious metal

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This hint was enough, Lucy recollected herself instantly and replied, "Indeed you are very much mistaken, Lady Middleton; I am only waiting to know whether you can make your party without me, or I should have been at my filigree already.
There should be a little filigree about a woman--something of the coquette.
In this square were some pretty trees and a statue in bronze of Glinda the Good, while beyond it were the portals of the Royal Palace--an extensive and imposing building of white marble covered with a filigree of frosted gold.
A pair of Turkish slippers adorned her feet, and necklaces of amber, coral, and filigree hung about her neck, while one hand held a smelling-bottle, and the other the spicy box of oriental sweetmeats.
Another and later writer says of it--"It is the most exquisite specimen of filigree work ever invented.
It is probable that we shall not hear of her again from this moment to the end of time, and that when the great filigree iron gates are once closed on her, she and her awful sister will never issue therefrom into this little world of history.