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|French to English translations [PRO]|
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / Medieval religious artifacts
|French term or phrase: l’orfèvrerie|
|I know that this means gold- and silversmiths but I cannot seem to find one word that would fit in here. It concerns the production of objects of precious metal for religious use in the Middle Ages. |
"Au cours de l’époque médiévale l’accumulation de ces objets en métaux précieux contribue au développement de l’orfèvrerie et du travail du métal et à l’enrichissement de l’Eglise"
|smithing/gold and silversmithing|
In this case, "orfèverie" is a verb, not a noun, so "plate" is probably not correct.
In English the verb is "to smith" or "smithing", "goldsmithing", "silversmithing" etc.
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|Thank you - I was partial to precious metal working too, but in teh end have to go with this one. Thanks very much to you all.|
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