Did you perchance mean filigree?
- n. Alternative form of filigree.
- n. delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)
“These cups are inserted in filagree gold holders shaped somewhat like hour-glasses.”
“The other, who was a Mede, differed scarcely in his dress from Pausanias himself, except that he was profusely covered with ornaments; his arms were decorated with bracelets, he wore earrings, and a broad collar of unpolished stones in a kind of filagree was suspended from his throat.”
“They have a delicate filagree of intramuscular fat that melts when cooked and makes the absolute most tender, juicy, flavorful meats.”
“It's antique white gold filagree that is art deco in style.”
“The dance group hated the opera and wanted to be performing their own work instead, where they were the entire focus of attention, rather than being filagree in a controversial opera about Palestinian terrorists murdering Leon Klinghoffer.”
“I have a group of assistants who do much of the background and filagree work and I concentrate on the core of the painting.”
“My favourite shoes were a pair of black suede pumps with four-inch heels, and this very cool and elegant gold filagree stuff on the heels.”
“It is too full of pretty nothings to be a place for repose; one scarce knows where to sit down among carved Chinese work-tables with their myriads of fantastic figures inlaid in ivory, cups of yellow topaz mounted on filagree, mosaics which inspire theft,”
“Stoutly resisting temptation, in the form of diamonds and rubies, Vendale bought a brooch of the filagree-work of”
“I'm hoping it will vine up the filagree on my porch.”
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