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Explanation: Just a thought-the term isnt in any of my jewellery glosses...
ga•droon (g -dr n ) . It also gives its derivation as 'Fr: godron' but I'll just check that ref.
1. Architecture A band of convex molding carved with ornamental beading or reeding.
2. An ornamental band, used especially in silverwork, embellished with fluting, reeding, or another continuous pattern. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/gadroon
Cervin United Kingdom Local time: 14:26 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4