Meaning of nail head in English:

nail head


  • An ornament like the head of a nail, used chiefly in architecture and on clothing.

    ‘In the 17th century, nail heads were considered as decorative and were arranged in ornamental patterns.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Their interpretation of the traditional oval-armchair appears fresh in a creamy finish with raffia upholstery and nailhead trim.’
    • ‘The furniture incorporates natural branches and logs, along with brass nailheads; fabrics feature moose and fish prints mixed with solid leathers.’