Definition of filigree in English:
Ornamental work of fine (typically gold or silver) wire formed into delicate tracery: [as modifier]: filigree earrings figurative pine needles draped with a delicate filigree of mist
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- I walked over to the case and looked inside, searching not for shining silver or delicate filigree, but for the simple, wooden cases that characterized her pure, straightforward faith.
- As his wares were textiles, it was fitting that his breeches were made of something that looked expensive, as was his jewellery: silver filigree bracelets and armlets.
- Delicate gold filigree entwined itself around her lower arm, wrist, and hand.
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