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goldwork

[ gohld-wurk ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌwɜrk /
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noun
work produced by a goldsmith.
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Origin of goldwork

First recorded in 1675–85; gold + work
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How to use goldwork in a sentence

  • The sun shone upon the gems and goldwork of their helmets, upon lances and pennons, upon buckler and embroidered surcoat.

  • Its beauty lies in its delicate goldwork and peculiarly harmonious blending of colours.

    Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
  • The brooches worn by the wealthy are often magnificent examples of jewellery, enriched with gems set in delicate goldwork.

    Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
  • With the development of machinery appeared thin goldwork, ornamented with stamped and pressed designs.

    Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
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