Damascening - (Metal Decoration)

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Damascening - (Metal, Decoration) Metal decorated by inlays of gold and/or silver wire, the design being undercut into the surface to be decorated and the precious metals hammered into the grooves. This form of decoration is of great antiquity and is often found on weapons.


The Art And Tradition Of The Zuloagas: Spanish Damascene from the Khalili CollectionThe Art And Tradition Of The Zuloagas: Spanish Damascene from the Khalili Collection

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