Definition of Niello. Meaning of Niello. Synonyms of Niello

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Definition of Niello

Niello
Niello Ni*el"lo, n. [It. niello, LL. nigellum a black of blackish enamel, fr. L. nigellus, dim. of niger black. See Negro, and cf. Anneal.] 1. A metallic alloy of a deep black color. 2. The art, process, or method of decorating metal with incised designs filled with the black alloy. 3. A piece of metal, or any other object, so decorated. 4. An impression on paper taken from an ancient incised decoration or metal plate.
Niello
Niello Ni*el"lo, n. An impression on paper taken from the engraved or incised surface before the niello alloy has been inlaid.

Meaning of Niello from wikipedia

- Niello is a black mixture, usually of sulphur, copper, silver, and lead, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal, especially silver. It is added...
- Niello may refer to: Niello, a black mixture of metallic alloys, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal. Roger Niello (born 1948), American politician...
- Roger Niello (born 2 June 1948, San Francisco, CA) was a Republican of the California State ****embly since 2004. He represented California's 5th ****embly...
- darkly oxidized steel background—to produce intricate patterns similar to niello. The English term comes from a perceived resemblance to the rich tapestry...
- and was early distinguished for his work in niello. In 1449, there is a note of a sulfur cast from a niello of his workmanship being handed over by the...
- The Fuller Brooch is an Anglo-Saxon silver and niello brooch dated to the late 9th century, which is now in the British Museum, where it is normally on...
- better known by his stage name Niello, is a Swedish rapper and electronic hip hop artist. His name derives from niello decoration made of mixture of copper...
- gemstones in high mountings (Crux gemmata). The reverse, decorated in the niello technique, depicts the Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) at the centre of the cross...
- the Roskilde Museum announced the discovery and subsequent display of a niello-inlaid silver figurine found in Lejre, which they dubbed Odin from Lejre...
- century AD) Anglo-Saxon Fuller and Strickland Brooches with their complex, niello-inlaid design, England, (9th century AD) Seax of Beagnoth, iron sword with...
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