orecchini a monachella

English translation: leverback (clasp) earrings

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Italian term or phrase:monachella (orecchini a...)
English translation:leverback (clasp) earrings
Entered by: Bilingualduo

22:30 Jan 31, 2002
Italian to English translations [PRO]
/ Jewellery
Italian term or phrase: orecchini a monachella
Same text. I could hazard a guess, but....would appreciate confirmation.
With thanks again.
Bilingualduo
Italy
Local time: 18:43
leverback
Explanation:
la monachella e' un tipo di chiusura, vedi sito sotto

nel secondo sito puoi vedere una chiusura simile ed e' chiamata leverback
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Carlotta Boyd
United States
Local time: 09:43
Grading comment
My thanks to you and Nicoletta for your help with this.
Kind regards,
B.W.
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Summary of answers provided
3 +2leverback
Carlotta Boyd
4more frequently called MONACHINA
pesci
4monachella fastener
nronzini (X)


  

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leverback


Explanation:
la monachella e' un tipo di chiusura, vedi sito sotto

nel secondo sito puoi vedere una chiusura simile ed e' chiamata leverback


    Reference: http://www.gioie.it/HELP/chiusure.cfm
    Reference: http://store.yahoo.com/russianbrides/fixlevbacear.html
Carlotta Boyd
United States
Local time: 09:43
Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in pair: 35
Grading comment
My thanks to you and Nicoletta for your help with this.
Kind regards,
B.W.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  leff: yeah! See also http://store.europe.yahoo.com/gardastore/st63-gio115.html
8 mins

agree  Catherine Bolton: I had to do a book on jewelry and this is it! I also found "leverback clip".
7 hrs
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monachella fastener


Explanation:
as per the brochure of the World Gold Council

nronzini (X)
Local time: 17:43
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 4
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more frequently called MONACHINA


Explanation:
CIAO

pesci
Local time: 18:43
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 38
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