filigree means: For a reason, filigree is spelled the same as pedigree. Haute couture is where filigree can be found. This is an elaborate and decorative technique that involves the use of copper, gold and silver wires to form delicate scrolls and ornate arabesques. (in Fashion Dictionary)
What else does filigree mean?
Beautiful and delicate ornamental work using gold, silver or fine twisted steel. (in Merlin Dictionary)
A complex, intricate or whimsical ornamentation. (in Merlin Dictionary)
Decorate with, or as if using filigree. (in Merlin Dictionary)