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guilloche

An ornament in the form of two or more bands that are twisted together in a continuous series, leaving circular openings that are filled with round ornaments.
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guilloche

guilloche
An ornament formed by two or more bands twisted over each other in a continuous series, leaving circular openings which are often filled with round ornaments.
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A fine quality Austrian silver Edwardian example with green guilloche enamel hinged cover surrounded by a jewelled border, it sold for PS460.
Recubiertas de esmalte transparente de vivos colores permitian apreciar la decoracion guilloche y combinarla con esmalte opaco y oro grabado.
The rare guilloche enamel and gold miniature Faberge model of a sedan chair, which sold for PS788,750 Photo: Christie's Images Brooch shaped like a tiny spoon and fork set with pearls, PS2,500 Photo: Ewbank's auctioneers Gold brooch reputedly given by Queen Victoria to one of her staff.
The Faberge Research Site offers this description for the egg, which was created by workmaster Henrik Wigstrom: "Opalescent white guilloche enamel covers a chased silver ground on this egg.
A cushion-shaped elegant case shape, slim tapered profile makes it look like an ultra-slim watch, and the pattern of the guilloche center, uniquely repeated on the outside of the chapter ring, adds elegance.
Available with a silver-colored dial illuminated by a drape guilloche decor, this Promesse timepiece beats to the rhythm of a traditional mechanical self-winding movement visible through the transparent case-back.
The Stauer Metropolitan retains all the hallmarks of a well-bred wristwatch including a gold-finished case, antique ivory guilloche Face, blued Breguet-style hands, an easy-to-read date window at the 3 o'clock position, and a crown of sapphire blue.
Narrow borders feature triangles, scallops, or guilloche designs.
You will mainly find this being used on a printed watermark or fine guilloche artwork design.
e brilliant blue translu cent enamel covers an engine-turned ground in a e brilliant blue translu cent enamel covers an engine-turned ground in a technique known as guilloche. e most famous name associated with this technique in Russia is of course Faberge.
The watch's 41.5mm stainless steel case features a silver-coloured dial with notable guilloche patterns accentuated with a 12-month calendar circling the circumference of the dial, black Roman numerals, and three subdials: date (at 3 o'clock), day (at 9 o'clock) and moonphase (at 6 o'clock); and midnight blue-hued hour/minute, seconds, and subdial indicators.