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Definition of Ornamentation

Ornamentation

  1. The act or art of ornamenting, or the state of being ornamented.
  2. That which ornaments; ornament.

Ornamentation Quotations

If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?
Chanakya

Down below the broad, roaring waves of the sea break against the deep foundation of the rock. But high above the mountain, the sea, and the peaks of rock the eternal ornamentation blooms silently from the dark depths of the universe.
Rudolf Otto

Artistic tricks divert from the effect that an artist endeavors to produce, and even excellent elements such as bullets, arrows, brackets, ornate initials, are at best superficial ornamentation unless logically employed.
Paul Rand

In a very simple sense I want everything that's in a work to be there for the reason that it's needed. It's not an ornamentation. It's not there because I thought it looked nice but because it has to be there.
Paul Cullen

While I tend to keep embellishment minimal as my clients often possess some of the finest jewellery, I enjoy creating ornamentation that appears like installations, to compliment the overall look.
Stephane Rolland
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Ornamentation Translations

ornamentation in Italian is decorazione