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Word of the Week: October 12-16

Posted on October 14 2020

Word of the Week: October 12-16
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Ornamental work formerly made with grains or beads is called filigree. It comes from an Italian word made from the Latin words for thread and grain. Today filigree is usually of fine wire of gold, silver, or copper, and is used chiefly to decorate gold and silver surfaces. Filigree can also apply to any ornamental openwork of delicate or intricate design or to a pattern or design resembling such openwork.

Examples of filigree in a sentence:

The surface was decorated with filigree and pearls.

(from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary)