HyperDic: precious_stone

English > 1 sense of the expression precious stone:
NOUNartifactprecious stone, jewel, gema precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
English > precious stone: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry.
Synonymsjewel, gem
Narrowercrown jewelA precious stone that is a valuable part of a sovereign's regalia
diamondA transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
emeraldA transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
pearlA smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster
rubyA transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
sapphireA transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
solitaireA gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
Broaderjewelry, jewelleryAn adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
Spanishalhaja, gema, joya, piedra preciosa, rubí
Catalangemma, joia, pedra preciosa

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