German silver


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German silver

German silver

n
(Metallurgy) another name for nickel silver

Ger′man sil′ver


n.
an alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, usu. white and used for utensils and drawing instruments; nickel silver.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.German silver - a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickelGerman silver - a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickel
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
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Those stately fellows in baggy trowsers and turbaned fezzes brought in a dinner which consisted of roast mutton, roast chicken, roast goose, potatoes, bread, tea, pudding, apples, and delicious grapes; the viands were better cooked than any we had eaten for weeks, and the table made a finer appearance, with its large German silver candlesticks and other finery, than any table we had sat down to for a good while, and yet that polite dragoman, Abraham, came bowing in and apologizing for the whole affair, on account of the unavoidable confusion of getting under way for a very long trip, and promising to do a great deal better in future!
Thanks to Deusch, Schwabisch Gmund, a town with a tradition of artists working with gold and silver dating back to the 16th century, became the centre of German silver overlay production.
Thanks to Deusch, Schwabisch Gmund, a town with a tradition of artists working with gold and silver dating back to the 16th century, became the centre of German silver overlay production.A school for applied arts existed there, and from 1907 onwards, teaching was centred around the precious metal industry.
$4,500 Southern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, sinew-sewn; small glass beads of white, rose, cut brass, and faceted marcasite outline vamps and heel; with approximately 35 German silver buttons; yellow pigment and fringe embellishments, length 11 in., late 19th century.
On the hunt for a perfect lamp or a German silver tea set with the craftsmanship and exquisite details?
Traditionally this is designed with colored glass and German silver. These are originated from Afghanistan and are famous in most places around the world.
Both relevant and subtle, if perhaps limited by scale, Prajakta Potnis's Please read the offer document carefully, 2016, features thin sheets of tarnished German silver representing shiny gift-wrapping paper decorated with fine print about the recipient's obligations excerpted from various gift deed documents.
Dujardin's score of 93.875 saw her more than six points clear of German silver medallist Isabell Werth.
Last year the NBU put into circulation 37 commemorative coins (32 names), including 14 silver, 22 German silver coins and 1 bimetallic coin.
Lange & Sohne Zeitwerk Minute Repeater, with a solid silver dial, rhodie with black rhodiumed German silver timebridge, and rhodiumed gold hands.

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