Definition of verre églomisé in English:

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verre églomisé

Pronunciation: /vɛː ˌeɪɡlɒmiːˈzeɪ/
Pronunciation: /vɛʀ eɡlɔmize/


[mass noun]
Glass decorated on the back with engraved gold or silver leaf or paint.
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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