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Goldwork (embroidery)

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Royal School of Needlework Online Learning - Introduction to Goldwork

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Copy of Elizabethan Embroidery - Goldwork Acorn

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Stylish Gold Work Embroidery Designer Designs Collection 2019-20 #goldwork #fashion

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Making goldwork embroidery threads

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EMBROIDERY: GOLDWORK on cardboard || ВЫШИВКА:ШИТЬЕ по КАРТОНУ

Goldwork is the art of embroidery using metal threads. It is particularly prized for the way light plays on it. The term "goldwork" is used even when the threads are imitation gold, silver, or copper. The metal wires used to make the threads have never been entirely gold; they have always been gold-coated silver (silver-gilt) or cheaper metals, and even then the "gold" often contains a very low percent of real gold. Most metal threads are available in silver and sometimes copper as well as gold; some are available in colors as well.