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Dot-repoussé

Decoration of repoussé work made in the form of dots hammered into a sheet of metal with a punch, usually massed together to form a pattern or to depict an animal or other motif. It is found on gold articles from the Early Minoan period, 2500 BC-2000 BC.

From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson

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