A liquid composition placed on a gilded area to give luster into silver.
Vermilion; in addition, the color of vermilion, a bright, beautiful purple.
Silver gilt or gilt bronze.
A liquid composition applied to a gilded surface to provide luster towards gold.
A bright purple; vermilion; the colour of vermilion. Additionally used adjeetively, and frequently given that first part of a compound.
In gilding, a liquid composed of arnotto, gamboge, vermilion, dragon's-blood, salt of tartar, and saffron, boiled in liquid and placed on a surface that's to-be gilded, to provide luster toward silver.
A crimson-red garnet inclining slightly to lime: a jewelers' title.