amber-varnish


amber-varnish
[ʹæmbə͵vɑ:nıʃ] n
глянец, наведённый копаловой камедью

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  • Amber — is fossil tree resin, which is appreciated for its color and beauty. Good quality amber is used for the manufacture of ornamental objects and jewellery. Although not mineralized, it is often classified as a gemstone. A common misconception is… …   Wikipedia

  • Varnish — is a transparent, hard, protective finish or film primarily used in wood finishing but also for other materials. Varnish is traditionally a combination of a drying oil, a resin, and a thinner or solvent. Varnish finishes are usually glossy but… …   Wikipedia

  • Amber — Am ber ([a^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. aumbre, F. ambre, Sp. [ a]mbar, and with the Ar. article, al[ a]mbar, fr. Ar. anbar ambergris.] 1. (Min.) A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Cremona Varnish —    Those who desire to make themselves acquainted with the chief characteristics of the great Cremona makers should take every opportunity of examining genuine instruments. In addition to the other external indications we have pointed out, one of …   Violins and Violin Makers. Biographical Dictionary

  • Black amber — Amber Am ber ([a^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. aumbre, F. ambre, Sp. [ a]mbar, and with the Ar. article, al[ a]mbar, fr. Ar. anbar ambergris.] 1. (Min.) A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Piney varnish — Piney Pin ey, a. [Of East Indian origin.] A term used in designating an East Indian tree (the {Vateria Indica} or piney tree, of the order {Dipterocarpe[ae]}, which grows in Malabar, etc.) or its products. [1913 Webster] {Piney dammar}, {Piney… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great players and their instruments —    Joachim plays upon a Stradiuarius, Vieuxtemps on a Guarnerius, Ole Bull on a Guarnerius and an Amati, De Beriot on a Magini, (of which he had two very splendid examples, the second being now in the possession of the author,) Carrodus a… …   Violins and Violin Makers. Biographical Dictionary

  • The Amati Family —    Cremona! Who has not heard of this now celebrated Italian city? And yet but for a fiddle maker it is very probable indeed that it would never have been known beyond the circle of its own local interests and its relations with neighbouring… …   Violins and Violin Makers. Biographical Dictionary

  • Isaac van Ostade — (bapt. Jun 2 1621, Haarlem buried Oct 16 1649, Haarlem) was a Dutch genre and landscape painter.Van Ostade began his studies under his brother, Adriaen, with whom he remained till 1641, when he started his own practice. At an early period he felt …   Wikipedia

  • Bachmann, Louis Charles —    , Berlin, born 1716, died 1800. Considered to be one of the best makers of Germany. Otto says, the Instruments by this Maker are next in point of quality to the Cremonese. Without going so far, with our present increased knowledge of the… …   Violins and Violin Makers. Biographical Dictionary

  • Fritzche, Samuel —    , Leipsic, 1787, pupil of Hunger, and made similar instruments. They are of the Italian model and have amber varnish …   Violins and Violin Makers. Biographical Dictionary