Gem synonyms

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Something that decorates or adorns; an embellishment.
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A flower head.
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An outstanding work of art or craft.
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(Figuratively) Something that gives one an advantage, especially one held in reserve.
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The definition of a cameo is jewelry with a plain colored background and a profile carved in portrait in a different color, or a short literary depiction that captures the essence of someone or something, or is a brief appearance in a play, film or television show by someone famous.
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Any of several common, widespread aluminum or calcium silicate minerals occurring in two internally isomorphic series, (Mg, Mn, Fe)3 Al2 Si3 O12 and Ca3 (Cr, Al, Fe)2 Si3 O12 , generally crystallized, often embedded in igneous and metamorphic rocks, and colored red, brown, black, green, yellow, or white and used both as gemstones and as abrasives.
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(Countable) A crystal of zircon, sometimes used as a false gemstone.
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Any of several gems, including the diamond, emerald, ruby, and sapphire, that have high economic value because of their rarity or appearance.
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The definition of a gemstones is a mineral or hard substance that can be polished and shaped for use in jewelry.
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A contest for a reward; competition.
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One considered especially precious or valuable:
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Natural and cultured pearls can be harvested from both fresh and saltwater. Saltwater pears are considered higher in quality since most freshwater pearls have lumpier construction and shapes.
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A highly valued thing or person
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(Typography) A size of type between great primer and double pica. [from 18th c.]
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A highly valued thing or person
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A card or die face so marked.
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A small pellet of colored sugar used as decoration on baked goods and candy.
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The perfect type or conception
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The definition of a jewel is a precious gem, or a valuable person or thing.
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Of or relating to engraving or carving, especially on precious stones.
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A playing marble made of agate or a glass imitation of it; an aggie.
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(Mineralogy) A form of chrysoberyl that displays a colour change dependent upon the light source, along with strong pleochroism.
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1717, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, letter, 18 Apr 1717:
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A purple or violet, transparent form of quartz used as a gemstone. The color is caused by the presence of iron compounds in the crystal structure.
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An object worn on the body because it is believed to have magical power to protect against injury or evil; a charm; talisman
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A transparent, pale bluish-green variety of beryl, used in jewelry
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The rim and flange which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object, such as the crystal of a watch, in the cavity in which it is set; the collet.
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Something small and exquisite
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Any of a similar list of less costly substitutes
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Any precious stone cut in convex shape, polished but not faceted
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(Mineralogy) A hard stone, such as the cat's-eye, which presents on a polished surface, and in the interior, an undulating or wavy light.
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A pale-yellow variety of crystalline quartz resembling topaz. The coloring is caused by the presence of a small amount of iron in the crystal structure.
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(Baseball) The infield of a baseball field.
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Emerald green, a colour.
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Any of a number of sides or aspects, as of a personality
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A person or animal that gasps.
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A figure or design carved into or beneath the surface of hard metal or stone.
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A grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones.
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A medium to dark blue.
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An opaque to translucent blue, violet-blue, or greenish-blue semiprecious gemstone composed mainly of lazurite and calcite.
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Short for lapis lazuli.
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A canopy, usually of glass, set as a shelter over a door opening onto a terrace or pavement
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A variety of feldspar valued as a gem for its pearly translucence.
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(Mineralogy) A gemstone of pegmatite deposits. Morganite is a transparent pink variety of beryl.
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A type of chalcedony that occurs in straight and parallel bands of different colors, often black and white.
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An amorphous, iridescent mineral, SiO2n H2O, of various colors, often used as a gem; hydrous silicon oxide
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A yellowish-green variety of olivine used as a gem.
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A colorless artificial gem made of hard glass that is cut so as to look somewhat like a cut diamond
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A clear, deep-red variety of corundum, valued as a precious stone
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A variety of onyx made up of alternating layers of white chalcedony and sard, used as a gem, esp. in making cameos
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(Games) Any of a number of card games played by one person.
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(Medicine) A hard, stone-like deposit.
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Any of a various yellowish minerals that resemble yellow topaz, esp. citrine
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The color of turquoise; greenish blue
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Value is the worth in goods, services or money of an object or person.
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An English muffin.
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The definition of a bauble is a showy ornament or decoration of little value.
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