What is another word for gilt?

388 synonyms found


[ ɡˈɪlt], [ ɡˈɪlt], [ ɡ_ˈɪ_l_t]

Gilt can be described as a thin layer of gold or gold-colored material. However, there are several synonyms for this word, including gold leaf, golden, gold-plated, and gilded. Gold leaf refers to a thin sheet of gold that is applied to a surface, whereas golden simply means something is colored gold. Gold-plated means that an item is covered in a thin layer of real or imitation gold, and gilded refers to something that is coated in gold or a substance that resembles gold. All of these synonyms can be used to describe something that has the appearance of gold, whether it is real or not.

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How to use "Gilt" in context?

When it comes to accessories, who doesn't love some gilt? Gilt is an intricate gold leaf surface treatment that is not only beautiful but also delicate. It is a process where a thin sheet of gold is covered in a very thin layer of copper and then hammered into a surface. This creates an intricate chain-like pattern on the gold. As you can imagine, this process is labor-intensive and requires a high level of skill.

Because of its delicate nature, gilt is often seen as a luxury accessory. It can add a touch of glamour to any outfit and can really set off a bold outfit.

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