How to use Intaglios in a sentence

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  • The amethyst was used as a gem-stone by the ancient Egyptians, and was largely employed in antiquity for intaglios.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The Gods Are Waiting intaglio Plaster intaglios set under glass and framed have been the rage since the 1740s!

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  • The majority of the Roman finds were of finger-rings, many with carved intaglios or other engravings, used for stamping seals.

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  • One of the more remarkable intaglios depicts a satyr holding a bunch of grapes, in a silver ring from Weybourne in Norfolk.

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