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gemstone

[′jem‚stōn]
(geology)
A mineral or petrified organic matter suitable for use in jewelry.
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1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Planetary gemstones have been gaining worldwide attention for their therapeutic role in providing abundance, fortune and wellness in life.
The study suggests that consumers want to know more about colored gemstones, and would be receptive to the story behind both colors and gemstones - what they symbolize, their history, folklore and background.
24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chatham Gemstones today formally announced the addition of their new flame-cut gemstones.
Any gemstones recovered from this program will be assessed for their possible value by independent, qualified evaluators.
Jewelry Television (JTV) is the only broadcast shopping network that focuses exclusively on the sale of fine jewelry and gemstones.
Our customers have a real thirst for knowledge regarding gemstones and jewelry," said Randy Sadler, Vice President of Marketing, Jewelry Television.
The company provides one of the world's finest collections of "one-of-a-kind" gemstones and classically styled jewelry selected according to the highest standards of beauty, quality, and value.
is very complex, it includes geological settings favourable for hosting a wide variety of gemstones.
For the first time in history, gemstones from this unprecedented 25 year old collection are being made available for the public's enjoyment and private ownership.
The recent discoveries of emerald, sapphire, opal and the emergence of the diamond industry throughout Canada have greatly advanced investor acceptance of the potential of Canadian gemstones.
Rare precious gemstones of this nature are usually found in the private gem collections of jewelers, gemstone dealers and international gemstone connoisseurs.
The lenses hosting the gemstones on the Blu Starr property appear to be localized within a few hundred meters of startigraphy, near the base of the upper plate high grade metamorphic rocks of the Valhalla-Passmore Domes, just above the Gwillim Creek shear zone.