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Asteria

(ăstēr`ēə), in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe, mother of Hecate by Perses. To escape Zeus' amorous advances, she turned into a quail, jumped into the sea, and became the isle of Ortygia (quail island).

asteria

[ə′stir·ē·ə]
(lapidary)
A gemstone that displays a star or rayed figure when cut in the cabochon style in the proper crystallographic plane.

asteria

symbol of motherly affection. [Gem. Symbolism: Jobes, 144]
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