cabochon


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cabochon

[′kab·ə‚shän]
(lapidary)
One of two basic types of cutting styles used to fashion gemstones; the gem is cut in convex form, highly polished, but not faceted.
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A Cabochon ruby of the size being offered is usually worth about 30p," said London gem expert Dan Levy.
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A black and white tweed dress was tufted with ermine, mixed with crystal and jet cabochon stones for a snowflake effect.
Lawahik is related to Cabochon, who showed good form for Jack a few years ago," he said, "and this one has a lot of potential, too.
Timely for summer fashions are Anne Klein's sterling silver watches that have blue cabochon crowns and matching blue hands.
These designs include a cobalt blue cabochon cut sapphire ring of 15.
Proud for the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) is comprised of a 12-carat bi-color Oregon Sunstone and an imperial jasper cabochon, on a multi-strand chain, priced at $7,500.
Its entwined silver branches are ornamented with four turquoise forget-me-knots around a central red cabochon garnet heart (Fig.
A half-brother to Cabochon, I bought him at the recent sales from John Hammond, who won with him on the Flat.
The jewel among these rarest of imperial works of art, which were reserved exclusively for the court, was a magnificent Xuande tripod vessel and cover chased with dragons and studded with cabochon gems (Fig.
A silver gilt finger ring with cabochon garnet dating back to the 13th century, found in a farm field in Llancarfan;