How to use Intaglios in a sentence
The amethyst was used as a gem-stone by the ancient Egyptians, and was largely employed in antiquity for intaglios.
Pippin the Short and the early Carolings made use of intaglios, both actual antiques and copies from them; their successors had seals of ordinary types usually showing their busts.
The use of engraved gems in the early middle ages has already been noticed; but the taste for antique intaglios was not confined to any one period.
The Gods Are Waiting intaglio Plaster intaglios set under glass and framed have been the rage since the 1740s!
The majority of the Roman finds were of finger-rings, many with carved intaglios or other engravings, used for stamping seals.Advertisement
One of the more remarkable intaglios depicts a satyr holding a bunch of grapes, in a silver ring from Weybourne in Norfolk.