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Synonyms for carnelian

a translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony


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Above: A Roman gold finger ring set with a superb carnelian intaglio of Fortuna, goddess of fate and fortune.
The burials contained a number of grave goods commonly found in Iron Age sites in Southeast Asia including iron tools, bronze decorative jewellery such as earrings and bangles, Indo-Pacific glass beads, agate and carnelian beads, grindstones, clay pellets for hunting, spindle whorls and ceramics.
The arrangements--one comprised of carnelian red, yellow and orange roses, another featuring hot pick and brilliant orange roses mixed in with peach, and a third that uses Amnesia roses, which are a cross between lavender and taupe--highlight the color palettes of the table linens, glassware, dinnerware and flat-ware used.
Here, the beauty of the land with light streaming through fig branches, and carnelian tomatoes exploding in front of rows of sweet peas, is tended by the mysterious frenetic Farmer and her companion, Baker.
CHARMS AND AMULETS, silver, gold and carnelian, Amulet Breastplate (Turnar), Teke Tribe, first half of 20th century (gift of Stephen Van C.
2]), confirming that they are carnelian (a variety of chalcedony composed of orange-to-red fibrous microcrystalline quartz).
Nida Awan, an Associate Consultant at Carnelian was also present at the occasion.
The car is available in a range of colours, such as White Orchid Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Golden Brown Metallic and Carnelian Red Pearl.
Turkmen decorations, meanwhile, are massive with a clearly readable silhouette and plenty of charms; they are decorated with gilt and engraved with inlays of carnelian," the statement said.
National Museum Researcher Giovanni Bautista said the team found a piece of carnelian bead, which is a semi-precious gem stone used as jewelry in India, Brazil, Siberia, and Germany.
Other items in demand include religious pamphlets containing special prayers, dates, bottles of Zamzam water, copies of the Qur'an, children's accessories, Qur'an audio cassettes, religious books, and several items of precious stones, such as carnelian and amber.
It is decorated with precious-metal enamels, filigrees, and gems such as emerald, topaz, amethyst, agate, and carnelian.
In this climate, fine engraved gems can also do exceptionally well: in December 2008 a carnelian scarab and gold finger ring, engraved with Bellerophon astride Pegasus, from the late 5th century BC, achieved $86,500 on an estimate of $25,000-$35,000.
The new CR-V is available in a total of five exterior colours options are being offered - Carnelian Red Pearl, Sparking Brown Metallic, Urban Titanium Metallic, Taffeta White and Alabaster Silver Metallic.
Her face was as radiant as the moon, her eyes as dark as the night, and her lips as pure as red carnelian.