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Talmi gold

[ tahl-mee ]
/ ˈtɑl mi /
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noun

a metal made by rolling gold on brass, used in making costume jewelry.

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Origin of Talmi gold

First recorded in 1865–70; from German Talmigold counterfeit gold, partial translation of French Tal. mi-or, shortening of Tallois demi-or literally, T“allois half-gold,” a copper-zinc alloy with a thin gold coating, named after a 19th-century Parisian inventor
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