chrysoprase


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a green variety of chalcedony valued as a gemstone

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Mari's adventure to unite her loved ones continues in Chrysoprase , a story that bridges the ancient and the modern.
Chrysoprase brooch Chrysoprase is a variety of chalcedony, a type of quartz, the green colour deriving from nickel, an unusual feature as the green in most stones derives from iron, chromium or vanadium.
Resisting the Romantic gesture, the poet describes the shards of glass by comparing them not only to gemstones like blue lapis and apple-green chrysoprase, but also to various shades of beer, boxed wine--even a creamy antacid.
The city of gold, The jasper walls thereof, the gates of pearl, The bright foundation-stones of emerald, Of sapphire, chrysoprase, of every gem, And the high triumph of unending day Shall be but wildfire on a summer eve Beside the exceeding glory of delight, That shall entrance me with the constant thought Of how in Hell through all eternity My son performs the perfect will of God.
His Capri Plus collection celebrates the beauty of Capri Isle, one of the most picturesque and famous Italian islands, in a blend of diamonds and exotic, luminous-hued semi-precious stones such as blue topaz, amethyst, cabochon, chrysoprase and orange moonstones on settings of 18k yellow gold, silver, ruthenium and wood.
Low blood pressure can be treated here with a light green stone such as chrysoprase and high blood pressure can be treated with a dark coloured specimen such as dioptase.
His insects and birds were made out of moonstones and diamonds and today they seemed to us awesome in their magnificence as are his angelic faces which emerge mysteriously out of carved agate or green chrysoprase.