One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An ornament like the head of a nail, used chiefly in architecture and on clothing.
- ‘Their interpretation of the traditional oval-armchair appears fresh in a creamy finish with raffia upholstery and nailhead trim.’
- ‘In the 17th century, nail heads were considered as decorative and were arranged in ornamental patterns.’
- ‘The furniture incorporates natural branches and logs, along with brass nailheads; fabrics feature moose and fish prints mixed with solid leathers.’
- ‘Press the nail heads, pearl studs and other embellishments of your choice into the uncured Gold and Copper clays surrounding the image transfers.’
- ‘The addition of bakeable embellishments such as pearls, charms and nail heads completes the effect.’
- ‘Some of the great sparkling looks came in tiny swimsuits or two-piece bikinis studded with silver nail heads including crocheted white suits.’
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