silver-gilt


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silver-gilt

n
(Jewellery) silver covered with a thin film of gold
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Edwards pressed on me a silver-gilt boot-jack, and I might have had a dressing-case fitted up with a silver warming-pan, and a service of plate.
She had worked methodically, rapidly, and well, emptying the drawers, clearing the tables in her special apartment of that big house, with something silently passionate in her thoroughness; taking everything belonging to her and some things of less unquestionable ownership, a jewelled penholder, an ivory and gold paper knife (the house was full of common, costly objects), some chased silver boxes presented by de Barral and other trifles; but the photograph of Flora de Barral, with the loving inscription, which stood on her writing desk, of the most modern and expensive style, in a silver-gilt frame, she neglected to take.
A four-course meal, more than 2,000 pieces of silver-gilt cutlery and a toast to the queen: Donald Trumpwill enjoy all the trappings of a state banquet when the U.S.
The stunning arrangements featured"my life of sport" (badminton, football and bowls), holiday G&T and Mojito (as floral arrangements not drink), a trip to Chelsea Flower Show (previous silver-gilt winner) and farming (milk and wonderful old churns).
They include a pair of silver-gilt flagons, a strombus shell cup, two unique nautilus cups and 1 a mother of pearl perfume flask, brought together and displayed alongside musical instruments, rare timepieces, a globe, jewels, paintings and sculptures, all representative of the legendary Paston collection.
They include a pair of silver-gilt flagons, a strombus shell cup, two unique nautilus cups and a mother of pearl perfume flask, brought together and displayed alongside musical instruments, rare timepieces, a globe, jewels, paintings and sculptures, all representative of the legendary Paston collection.
According to documents from the former Colonial Office seen by Nation in London, the gifts included a silver-gilt table centrepiece and a bookcase for Parliament.
Pembrokeshire coroner Mark Layton said: "A silver-gilt fede ('faith') ring was found at Lamphey by Phil Jenkins while he was metal detecting in October 2013.
Posting on its Facebook page, Erland Polden, its 2014 chairman said: "I am delighted to let you know that we were awarded a Silver-Gilt at the BiB awards.
There were silver-gilt medals for firsttime Chelsea designers Matthew Childs, who designed the Brewin Dolphin show garden, and Matthew Keightley, who drew on his brother's experiences in the RAF Regiment in Afghanistan for the Help for Heroes garden.
Stratford-upon-Avon's displays bagged the silver-gilt award in the large town category, while the village of Berkswell, near Coventry, was also awarded a silver-gilt award in the large village category.