vermeil

Gold covering a less precious metal, usually sterling silver.
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Vermeil

Vermeil (l or eɪ; lang) is a combination of sterling silver, gold, and other precious metals, commonly used as a component in jewelry. A typical example is sterling silver coated with 14 carat (58%) gold. To be considered vermeil, the gold must be at least 10 carat (42%) and have thickness equivalent to at least 2.5 micrometres of fine gold (a 12...
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Vermeil

• (n.) Vermilion; also, the color of vermilion, a bright, beautiful red. • (n.) A liquid composition applied to a gilded surface to give luster to the gold. • (n.) Silver gilt or gilt bronze.
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Vermeil

(Vehr-MAY) Denotes a silver piece plated with gold.
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Vermeil

(Gold) Is a particular type of gold plating over a solid sterling silver base. To be true Vermeil Gold it must have at least 10 carats and has to be applied at least 2.5 microns thick of pure gold, so if 10 carat gold is used it would need to be 6 microns thick.
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Vermeil

Ver'meil noun [ French, vermilion, from Late Latin vermiculus , from Latin vermiculus a little worm, the coccus Indicus, from vermis a worm. See Worm , and confer Vermicule .] 1. Vermilion; also, the color of vermilion, a bright, beautiful red. [ Poetic & R.]...
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vermeil

bright red or vermilion colour; gilded silver
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Vermeil

French term for silver gilt.
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vermeil

gilded silver produced either by the fire-gilding method or by electrolysis. In the former, earlier method the object is covered with an amalgam of ...
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Vermeil

Gilding of silver or bronze in the French manner to achieve a reddish colour.
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vermeil

Gold plated or gilded silver
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Vermeil

The French term for silver gilt.
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