precious stone


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Synonyms for precious stone

a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

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The whole value of the recovered treasure, plate, bullion, precious stones, and all, was estimated at more than two millions of dollars.
I say this brother present here among us is devoid of parents, devoid of relations, devoid of flocks and herds, devoid of gold, of silver, and of precious stones because he is devoid of the light that shines in upon some of us.
All the vast walls are made wholly of these precious stones, worked in, and in and in together in elaborate pattern s and figures, and polished till they glow like great mirrors with the pictured splendors reflected from the dome overhead.
Make him give you, besides, the queenly robes of gold and precious stones which are like the flowery meadows, and bring them both to me.
He went to others of the chests, only to find still further stores of precious stones.
On the platform proper squatted an enormous warrior heavily loaded with metal ornaments, gay-colored feathers and beautifully wrought leather trappings ingeniously set with precious stones.
When you get there I want you to conquer the Oz people, destroy them and their city, and bring all their gold and silver and precious stones back to my cavern.
Ozma's first act was to oblige the Army of Revolt to return to her every emerald or other gem stolen from the public streets and buildings; and so great was the number of precious stones picked from their settings by these vain girls, that every one of the royal jewelers worked steadily for more than a month to replace them in their settings.
According to cofounder, Majari Maria, past student of Esmod Dubai Fashion Institute, it took one year to produce the pair, as they had to collaborate with precious stone specialists from three countries.
Customers can usher the new year by availing of a wide selection of exquisite jewellery designs in gold, diamond, uncut and precious stone studded jewellery, intricately crafted by our artisans.
The UAE's annual consumption of gold and precious stone and pearl jewellery is estimated at Dhs60 billion, while the sector accounts for 37 per cent of the country's non-oil trade.
4 billion sold at Myanmar's gem emporium last year, the country's only official market for international sales of the precious stone.
He further added that if the government gives focus to improve the precious stone business and install modern techniques and equipment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata then our exports in stone business will be double and it will boost the economy of the country.
A decline in the number of foreign tourists and extraordinary engagements of internationals in the country had also taken a toll on the precious stone market, explained the head of Kabul Engravers' Union.
On display at the Jacob's are most beautiful treasure collections of flawless white diamonds as well as some other varying colours of the precious stone, which are rare to come by.