Intaglio (jewellery)


Intaglio (jewellery)

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Intaglio, when used in the context of jewellery, refers to incised (negative) image-making, and is the opposite of cameo.Fact|date=February 2007 It is used in making engraved seals, where it leaves a raised design on the material being stamped, especially wax.Fact|date=February 2007 It is also used in some pendants.Fact|date=February 2007


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