While I have gathered foreign jewels, I have been ignorant of the gems in my own family.
He was prepared to meet dazzling wonders of gems or priceless metal.
Her camorra, too, was open, and in her girdle there were gems for all to see.
His boots were of black velvet, laced with gold thread that was studded with gems.
To have refused would have been to confess that I did not appreciate his "gems" as he called them.
They held the secret of artifice in metals and gems; they were architects and sculptors.
The necklace was famous and some of the gems in it are historic.
When Esther had stolen it, the loss had not been so much the loss of the gems as of his large trust in her.
So he called together his people, and told them he must have a castle of gems.
Many of the gems were richly set, and showed that they had been worn.