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goldwork

[gohld-wurk] /ˈgoʊldˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
work produced by a goldsmith.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; gold + work
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Examples for goldwork
  • Lower jaw shows goldwork, right lower lateral incisor and also goldwork on the canines.
Encyclopedia Article for 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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