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chatoyant

[shə′tȯi·ənt]
(mineralogy)
Of a mineral or gemstone, having a changeable luster or color marked by a band of light, resembling the eye of a cat in this respect.
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16) The jewel-eye or cat's eye is linked with the optical effect of chatoyance, the reflecting property in gemstones.
These he shapes with the dried skin of a shark to resemble the echelons of an artichoke heart, so that the fair-grained wood of the qquuaa bush is nestled into the spine of the caacaa wood, and outshines the coarse-grained rutilant like redwood whose chatoyance, in the aquatic light, resembles the eye of a cat.
We finally got to see people react to patterns from our upcoming Jubilee collection, like Chatoyance and Equinox, and that's affirmation for me that the balance we're striking between contract performance and soft, residential-inspired product is the right one for Brentano," said Wang.