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noun as in jewel

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Example Sentences

In Ocean Beach, vendors cram into a small park space selling gemstones, hot dogs and clothing.

By using recycled metals and gemstones, Madison is at the cutting edge of this sparkling revolution.

From Ozy

The highly-prized gemstones are uniquely useful samples that preserve secrets to Earth’s ancient past.

Rocks are made up of many different minerals mixed together, and gemstones are particularly structurally perfect pieces of mineral crystals.

Right now, official statements about Germany’s debt to Namibia do not account for those gemstones at all.

From Time

The look is normally accessorized with large and expensive gemstone earrings, long nails, and broad-shouldered jackets.

On its highest hill stood a vision of marble and gold–a fortress in gemstone–the Temple.

Articles on gemstone localities, identification, and history.

A precious gemstone has beauty, durability, and rarity, whereas a semiprecious gemstone has only one or two of these qualities.

The four organic gemstone groups listed below are highly prized for their beauty and rarity.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gemstone, such as: stone, ornament, trinket, bead, bauble, and bling.

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