Definition of Lithoglyptics

1. Noun. The art of engraving on precious stones.

Exact synonyms: Glyptics
Generic synonyms: Glyptic Art, Glyptography



Definition of Lithoglyptics

1. n. The art of cutting and engraving gems.

Definition of Lithoglyptics

1. Noun. The art of cutting and engraving gems. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithoglyptics

lithodome
lithodomes
lithodomous
lithodomus
lithoed
lithofacies
lithofellic
lithofellic acid
lithofracteur
lithogenesis
lithogenesy
lithogenic
lithogenous
lithoglyph
lithoglyphs
lithoglyptics (current term)
lithograph
lithograph machine
lithographed
lithographer
lithographers
lithographic
lithographical
lithographically
lithographies
lithographing
lithographist
lithographs
lithography
lithoid

Literary usage of Lithoglyptics

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"GEMS, Engraving of, the glyptic art, gem sculpture or lithoglyptics ; the art of represent- "ing designs on precious stones, either in raised work (cameos), ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... designs upon precious or (more commonly) semi-precious stones, either in raised work or by figures cut into or below the surface ; lithoglyptics. ..."

3. The Panorama of Professions and Trades, Or, Every Man's Book by Edward Hazen (1836)
"... denominated lithoglyptics, or the glyptic art, was held in great estimation by the Greeks in ancient times. It arose to eminence with the other fine ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"GE>I-SCULPTURE ; the glyptic art, or lithoglyptics ; the art of representing designs upon precious stones, either iu raised work (cameos), or by figures cut ..."

5. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"GEM-SCULPTURE ; the glyptic art, or lithoglyptics ; the art of representing designs upon precious stones, either in raised work (cameos), or by figures cut ..."

6. A Treatise on Gems in Reference to Their Practical and Scientific Value: A by Lewis Feuchtwanger (1838)
"Gem-sculpture, or the glyptic art, (or lithoglyptics,) is the art of representing designs upon precious stones, either in raised work (cameos) or by figures ..."

7. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"GEM-SCULPTURE ; the glyptic art, or lithoglyptics ; the art of representing designs upon precious stones, either in raised work ..."

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