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The art or process of carving or engraving on precious stones.
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(Art Terms) the art of carving or engraving upon gemstones
glyptographic, ˌglyptoˈgraphical adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
the art of carving or engraving upon gemstones. — glyptographer, n. — glyptographic, adj.See also: Gems
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|Noun||1.||glyptography - carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)|
anaglyph - anything carved in low relief
carving - a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
glyph - glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in relief
|2.||glyptography - carving or engraving (especially on stones)|
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