goldwork

[gohld-wurk]
noun
work produced by a goldsmith.

Origin:
1675–85; gold + work

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goldwork

sculpture, vessels, jewelry, ornamentation, and coinage made from gold. A brief treatment of goldwork follows. For full treatment, see metalwork and gold.

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Lower jaw shows goldwork, right lower lateral incisor and also goldwork on the canines.
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