A flower head.
1717, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, letter, 18 Apr 1717:
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.
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.
An outstanding work of art or craft.
The definition of a jewel is a precious gem, or a valuable person or thing.
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.
The perfect type or conception
An object worn on the body because it is believed to have magical power to protect against injury or evil; a charm; talisman
A transparent, pale bluish-green variety of beryl, used in jewelry
Something small and exquisite
Any precious stone cut in convex shape, polished but not faceted
A type of chalcedony that occurs in straight and parallel bands of different colors, often black and white.
(Countable) A crystal of zircon, sometimes used as a false gemstone.
The definition of a bauble is a showy ornament or decoration of little value.
Something that decorates or adorns; an embellishment.
Any of several gems, including the diamond, emerald, ruby, and sapphire, that have high economic value because of their rarity or appearance.
The definition of a gemstones is a mineral or hard substance that can be polished and shaped for use in jewelry.
One considered especially precious or valuable:
A highly valued thing or person
(Typography) A size of type between great primer and double pica. [from 18th c.]
A highly valued thing or person
Of or relating to engraving or carving, especially on precious stones.
A playing marble made of agate or a glass imitation of it; an aggie.
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.
(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.
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.
Emerald green, a colour.
Any of a number of sides or aspects, as of a personality
A person or animal that gasps.
A figure or design carved into or beneath the surface of hard metal or stone.
A grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones.
A medium to dark blue.
An opaque to translucent blue, violet-blue, or greenish-blue semiprecious gemstone composed mainly of lazurite and calcite.
Short for lapis lazuli.
A variety of feldspar valued as a gem for its pearly translucence.
An amorphous, iridescent mineral, SiO2n H2O, of various colors, often used as a gem; hydrous silicon oxide
A yellowish-green variety of olivine used as a gem.
A colorless artificial gem made of hard glass that is cut so as to look somewhat like a cut diamond
A clear, deep-red variety of corundum, valued as a precious stone
(Games) Any of a number of card games played by one person.
Any of a various yellowish minerals that resemble yellow topaz, esp. citrine
The color of turquoise; greenish blue
Value is the worth in goods, services or money of an object or person.
An English muffin.
A small pellet of colored sugar used as decoration on baked goods and candy.
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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