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someone or something considered exceptionally precious

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art highly prized for its beauty or perfection


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a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry

a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry

a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan

a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

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The Ann Ong brand has been associated with minaudieres with trademark gold-plated grasshopper and semiprecious stone clasps, and bold cuffs and dramatic necklaces in natural, organic shapes.
Semi precious Stone and Silver Jewellery (iv) Juttis (Traditional Footwear) (v) Herbal Cosmetics (vi) Modem Art Paintings and Framing Services (vii) Silver articles (excluding GulabiMeenakari and Filigree handicrafts (vm) Marble products with precious stone / semiprecious stone in-lay (ix) Wooden handicrafts (x) Sarees (xi) Rudraksha Beads (xii) Gift Packaging and services in CCICs showrooms at New Delhi.
Also, because tiger's-eye is only a semiprecious stone, it hadn't attracted enough attention to merit a detailed investigation, he notes.
While Garnet may pay tribute to a semiprecious stone, I would liken it to a fine ruby.
Agate, a type of quartz whose iridescent patterns sparkle with color, has long been valued as a semiprecious stone. Now, scientists can explain how its elegant swirls form.
Weiss says archaeologists lack substantial evidence for extensive imports during the Uruk period, with the exception of copper and the semiprecious stone lapis lazuli.
Eminent artist Shakil Ismail's recently concluded exhibition titled Reflection of the Devine at the Art Scene Gallery is a worthy attempt at showing one's respect to God by virtue of producing artworks that are marked by calligraphic brilliance and an insightful use of metal, boards, glass and semiprecious stones.
Tweetie de Leon Gonzalez's namesake TdLG accessories collection is often described as exuding 'earthy appeal.' She uses kamagong (Philippine ebony) as the base material for bangles, necklaces and purses that plays against the vibrant colors and sheen of semiprecious stones.
In addition, the Government of India's Export Import Data Bank from the Department of Commerce says that some of the commodities exported to India in higher numbers include fertilisers, salt, sulphur, lime, cement, ships and boats, aluminium, plastics, iron and steel, organic chemicals, fruits and nuts, boiler and factory machinery, animal fodder, paper and paper pulp, seafood, sugar and sugar confectionery, natural and cultured pearls, semiprecious stones, and electrical machinery.
I like working with ivory, trade beads, and semiprecious stones.
I also love to work with the precious stones and semiprecious stones, namely, the vs1 clear and black diamonds, and colourful semi-precious stones like the honey carnelian and African tourmaline, which are always at the top of the list.
The name 'Lapis Lazuli' is derived from the historic route that Afghanistan's lapis lazuli and other semiprecious stones were exported along, over 2,000 years ago, to the Caucasus, Russia, the Balkans, Europe, and North Africa.
The semiprecious stones are a type of chalcedony and develop when empty cavities, holes, pockets, or cracks inside rocks fill in little by little over time.
Major Indian imports from Iran include petroleum and its products, inorganic/organic chemicals, fertilizers, plastic and articles, edible fruit and nuts, glass and glassware, natural or cultured pearls, precious or semiprecious stones, etc.( ANI )
I now only work in silver, but as well as sea glass, I use semiprecious stones in my pieces, with a constantly changing range and a lot of commissions for one-off items.