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gemstone

[′jem‚stōn]
(geology)
A mineral or petrified organic matter suitable for use in jewelry.
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Now, after restoring peace to a larger extent to the city of flowers, Peshawar, the stalls and narrow lanes of'Namakmandi bazaar' in the heart of the city once again bustle with activity of gemstone business.
He while talking to reporter said that most of the countries like Bangkok, Malaysia, Singapore did not impose any tax on the trade of gemstones and they are providing facilities of training of the traders also free of cost.
18 June 2015 - A member company of US-based hospitality group Gencom has acquired an ownership interest in US-based hotel management company Gemstone Hotels and Resorts for an undisclosed sum, the companies said.
Gemstone sales have soared here because rising numbers of superstitious people are buying them to overcome marriage and other personal problems, salespeople say.
The workshop, organized by the PMNH, also highlighted salient features of the gemstone trade including certain pitfalls in addition to focusing on the assessment criteria for various gemstones and outline a general pricing strategy for different marketing conditions.
When this hotel became available, we knew it was perfect for Gemstone.
VLCC founder and mentor Vandana Luthra said the gemstone therapy has been developed after several years of in-house research and development.
based PureFunds, with other attempts to create diamond-related ETFs, the Diamond/Gemstone ETF fund wants to take advantage of an expected differential in diamond supply and demand, however it does this by tracking the performance of companies that produce, explore, and sell gemstones, including Petra Diamonds Limited, Harry Winston Diamond Corporation, and Chow Tai Fook.
Field and mineralogical studies of the Shigar valley pegmatites and hosted gemstones have been conducted to identify the processes involved in the formation of gemstones.
Even more gemstones are covered here than in previous editions, making for an outstanding reference and a 'must' for any gemstone collector or library catering to them.
The injunction, had it been granted, would have prevented Gemstone Investment Co.