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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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Mitch Francis, CEO of Tix Corporation said, "Our Exhibit Merchandising team has done an outstanding job in assembling an assortment of high quality merchandise including imported Egyptian handicrafts, custom-made Egyptian inspired semiprecious stone jewelry, and custom made personalized cartouches that are handmade in Cairo and can be delivered to your door.
Sponsored by the nonprofit hospital's gift shop, a full line of 14 karat gold, sterling silver and precious and semiprecious stone jewelry will be for sale, mostly at discount prices.
The season is named after a semiprecious stone found mainly in the Czech Republic, where Martin and his family live.
Over time, the sap turns into a semiprecious stone, and the bug inside is fossilized.
Also, because tiger's-eye is only a semiprecious stone, it hadn't attracted enough attention to merit a detailed investigation, he notes.
Agate, a type of quartz whose iridescent patterns sparkle with color, has long been valued as a semiprecious stone.
Weiss says archaeologists lack substantial evidence for extensive imports during the Uruk period, with the exception of copper and the semiprecious stone lapis lazuli.
Consoles are accented with magical semiprecious stones, chairs are brightly blotted in spring colors, and pillowcases glisten with fastidious beadwork.
Marauding Jat militias, operating in and around Agrain the early eighteenth century, robbed the mausoleum of many of its precious and semiprecious stones.
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.
Together Vine Earth Sky, meanwhile, is a long rope woven with semiprecious stones that runs from floor to ceiling.
Each piece is inspired by a different culture and uses healing crystals, semiprecious stones and cowrie shells in addition to iconic charms to create the signature Ivory style," Zaki says.
Theft is likely for jewelry, but the HO 00 03 has a $1,500 limit for theft of jewelry, watches, furs, precious or semiprecious stones, or $2,500 for theft of firearms and related equipment.
A dragon features on the sides of the 'Lost Star' model (pictured below), its enamel and semiprecious stones adding a touch of opulence to the eyewear.
And though this form of gilt taxidermy isn't her only strong suit--she's also known for arranging hundreds of precious and semiprecious stones to look like blackberries on cocktail rings, or to affix diamonds to gold earrings shaped like wilted rose petals--it's a strong suit nonetheless.