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  • “Oh, I know your name, Lady Rotherwood,” Montley said gallantly, hooking his thumbs in the wide, silver-worked black leather belt that set off his plum-colored velvet doublet and silver-edged short cape.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • They crowded close at his heels as he strode down the hall and thrust on the silver-worked door at the other end.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • A silver-worked bridle, the sound of Kalira's hooves-you can't counterfeit those!

    Brightly Burning

  • His sword was mounted lushly with silver, his silver-worked sword belt fastened with a silver buckle shaped in a clenched fist.

    The Path of Daggers

  • He stopped dead, staring at her with a silver-worked red coat hanging forgotten in his hands.

    A Crown of Swords

  • He was one of four High Lords there, in elaborately silver-worked boots, the others being unctuous, overly plump Sunamon; Tolmeran, whose iron-gray beard seemed a spear point on the shaft of his leanness; and potato-nosed Torean, looking more a farmer than most farmers — but Rand had given Weiramon the command.

    Lord of Chaos

  • No one but Aiel recognized the bareheaded horseman in a silver-worked blue coat, though occasionally someone glanced twice at his saddlecloth.

    Lord of Chaos

  • The other High Lords greeted him at the foot of the broad gray stairs that led up from the courtyard, all in colorful silk coats and satin stripes and silver-worked boots.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • He caught sight, under the edge of one dark robe, of the silver-worked boots of a High Lord of Tear, and under another a glimpse of golden lion-head spurs, worn only by high officers in the Andoran Queen's Guards.

    The Great Hunt

  • He had been in the East long enough to be used now to the unexpected shapes of things, the strange patterns and sometimes colors like to nothing at home, and he could see past the strangeness to know that everything in this room was richly and beautifully made, from the silver-worked lampstand with its curving arms and oil-burning cresset lamps to the ivory-inlaid backs of the room's several chairs to the fine-carved wood tracery over the room's one window.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

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