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niello

Saltos de línea: ni¦ello
Pronunciación: /nɪˈɛləʊ
 
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Definición de niello en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A black compound of sulphur with silver, lead, or copper, used for filling in engraved designs in silver or other metals: [as modifier]: niello inlay
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It consists of a series of wide and narrow bands of rinceaux, arabesques, and garlands in niello and filigree, with one lower section including an arcade with figures.
  • The object is then heated at a low temperature causing the niello to fuse, become viscous, and finally cement itself permanently to the metal.
  • Along with enameling, decorating watches with niello was a common practice in the nineteenth century.
1.1Objects decorated with niello: on the Continent niello was always highly desirable

Origen

early 19th century: from Italian, from Latin nigellus, diminutive of niger 'black'.

Derivados

nielloed

1
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • The other series is decorated in a finer scrolling pattern against a black nielloed ground.
  • The ornamentation of such objects was similar to that of the nielloed gold and silver ladles and cups produced at the Kremlin Armoury in the 16th to early 17th centuries.
  • The upper level comprises the numerals and dividing circles which are polished and nielloed.

Words that rhyme with niello

Bargello, bellow, bordello, cello, Donatello, fellow, jello, martello, mellow, morello, Novello, Pirandello, Portobello, Punchinello, Uccello, violoncello, yellow

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