In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘I already have the goldsmith and carpenter working on the nameplate and display,’ he called from behind the bar.
- Originally manufactured only by Balinese goldsmiths and silversmiths from the Pande clan, Balinese jewelry was previously made for royals and for ceremonial purposes.
- The wreath was supposedly made of pure gold, and Archimedes had to determine whether the goldsmith had replaced some of the gold with silver.
- And for those with the golden eye, Calcutta's goldsmiths are world-renowned.
- Thus all the carpenters are in one section, the goldsmiths in another, and the shoemakers in yet another.
- At the time of his death, he was described as both a goldsmith and a silver merchant.
- Locals with cash in their pockets like to live here - perhaps for its close proximity to the goldsmiths, jewellers and craftsmen for which the town is famous.
- There are also a small number of merchants in Oromo society, as well as weavers, goldsmiths, potters, and woodworkers.
- In olden days, crooks used to shave or clip the edges of coins and then sell the shavings to a disreputable goldsmith or silversmith.
- Ms Stiles met an Italian goldsmith called Fabio during a silversmith lesson on her most recent visit to Italy.
- Such an evaluation of gold jewellery is done by a goldsmith with the help of a touchstone.
- The Warrington Silver was exclusively commissioned from the French Protestant refugees known as the Huguenots, who were the best goldsmiths of the period.
- By the eighth century the inhabitants included merchants, luxury craftsmen, goldsmiths, members of the professions, cauldron makers, doctors, tailors, builders, and minters.
- The old bridge is a trove of goldsmiths and traditional craftsmen.
- Hallmarking is an ancient method of safeguarding consumers from fraud introduced by goldsmiths.
- In 1648, a Sofia goldsmith made a silver and gold plate for the book.
- Jews were excellent tanners, metalworkers, goldsmiths, silversmiths, and jewelers.
- Many objects used in Condomble rituals are produced by skilled goldsmiths in Bahia.
- Major towns had specialized guilds for different trades and London had a great variety of both mercantile guilds, such as grocers, goldsmiths, and vintners, and manufacturers like tailors and saddlers.
- Joan was born as the son of a goldsmith and jewelry maker in Barcelona in Northern Spain.
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