Definition of glyptography in English:
The art or scientific study of gem engraving.
- The XI international days of glyptography are organized this year in Palma de Mallorca.
- Gemstone carving, known as glyptography, is an exacting endeavor in which only the gifted and patient achieve success.
- The designs were reproduced from etchings by means of glyptography, a cheap form of graphic reproduction, enabling the publisher to sell the entire series of prints for one shilling.
Definition of glyptography in:
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