amethyst


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a transparent purple variety of quartz

of a moderate purple color

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"You would like those, Dorothea," said Celia, rather falteringly, beginning to think with wonder that her sister showed some weakness, and also that emeralds would suit her own complexion even better than purple amethysts. "You must keep that ring and bracelet--if nothing else.
'Your black silk frock will be quite dress enough, my dear, with that pretty little scarf, and a plain band in your hair, and a pair of black silk stock--Dear, dear,' cried Mrs Nickleby, flying off at another angle, 'if I had but those unfortunate amethysts of mine--you recollect them, Kate, my love--how they used to sparkle, you know--but your papa, your poor dear papa--ah!
Some of these masses showed green veins, as if long undulating lines had been traced with sulphate of copper; others resembled enormous amethysts with the light shining through them.
Rings by the dozen, diamonds by the score; bracelets, pendants, aigrettes, necklaces, pearls, rubies, amethysts, sapphires; and diamonds always, diamonds in everything, flashing bayonets of light, dazzling me--blinding me--making me disbelieve because I could no longer forget.
"Amethyst is an established European brand and as part of the global Itochu Group of Japan has shown a significant commitment to growing our consumer products division both here and at our sister company at Fradley Park, Lichfield," he said.
Amethyst Mine Panorama has been selected as a Rand McNally & Co.
This silver Tree of Life pendant is studded with 13 semi-precious gemstones - 2 each of purple amethyst, lavender tanzanite and navy iolite plus 7 white topaz gems.
Providing you with the best life chances, the Amethyst 6th offers a collaborative and inspiring sixth form experience for individuals from across Wolverhampton and countrywide.
Simon was ship's cat for HMS Amethyst and his medals were won for rat-catching above and beyond the call of duty.
It is a development that has cemented Consett-based Amethyst Homes' fine reputation for building communities, as well as stunning, traditionally designed properties.
Amethyst Realm says there is nothing spooky about her relationship after admitting that her current ghost lover popped the question at Wookey Hole caves, following their nine-month relationship.
Give it a go with Elemis' new Peptide 24/7 Amethyst Face Roller Collection which includes an amethyst roller alongside a Peptide4 Night Recovery Cream-Oil (30ml), Peptide4 Thousand Flower Face Mask (15ml) and Peptide4 Eye Recovery Cream (15ml).
Simon the cat lived aboard the HMS Amethyst during the infamous Yangtze Incident, a 101-day siege that trapped the British frigate on the Yangtze River during the Chinese civil war in 1949.
North America's largest commercial amethyst operation is up for sale.
The amethyst, February's birthstone, as intoxicating as its appearance is, actually had a reputation in ancient times for protecting against drunkenness, which we still see a hint of in its name, which comes from the ancient Greek for "not drunk." The Greeks even made wine goblets from the stone, in the belief that it would help them keep their wits about them.