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Guilloché – an old, traditional craft technique

The guilloche is a special pattern, a decoration consisting of several intertwined, parallel or overlapping lines. The engraving of guilloche patterns on metal is called guilloche.

Since the 17th century, guilloche machines have been used for this purpose, which have been further developed and modified over the centuries according to new technical findings.

In German you will also find the terms round and straight line machining. in English, the terms are rose engine and straight line engine.