Sentence Examples


  • The Istrian stone of which the edifice is built has taken a fine patina, which makes the whole look like some richly embossed casket in oxidized silver.
  • Great importance has always been attached by Japanese experts to the patina of metal used for artistic chiselling.
  • It was mainly for the sake of their patina that value attached to the remarkable alloys shakudo (3 parts of gold to 97 of a Ba.
  • But after proper treatmenti the former develops a glossy black patina with violet sheen, and the latter shows beautiful shades of grey with silvery lustre.
  • Copper, too, by patina-producing treatment, is made to show not merely a rich golden sheen with pleasing limpidity, but also red of various hues, from deep coral to light vermilion, several shades of grey, and browns of numerous tones from dead-leaf to chocolate.

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