Definition of verre églomisé in English:

verre églomisé

Line breaks: verre églo|misé
Pronunciation: /vɛː ˌeɪglɒmiːˈzeɪ
, vɛʀ eglɔmize/


[mass noun]
  • Glass decorated on the back with engraved gold or silver leaf or paint.
    More example sentences
    • The hood has dentile moulding, brass corinthians and verre églomisé panels beneath the swan necks.
    • The rest was done by the distributors who enabled verre églomisé painting to become a lucrative trade.
    • Sandl is famous for its colorful verre églomisé (mostly with religious and traditional themes).


early 20th century: French, from verre 'glass' + églomisé, from Glomy, the name of an 18th-century Parisian picture-framer.

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