An example of a filigree is an intricately-crafted Christmas tree ornament.
An example of filigree used as an adjective is in the phrase a filigree decoration on a building.
An example of filigree is to decorate a gate with a lace-like design.
Filigrees of frosting on a cake.
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Origin of filigree
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition