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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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Three of these were arrays of small cabochon mirrors, some of silvered glass, others of black onyx.
Many students embellished their book with beads and flat-backed cabochons. When displayed in the library, these medieval books created quite a sensation and many inquiries.
It consisted of 28 robin's-egg-blue Persian turquoise cabochons cradled in diamond mountings for a total value of a half million dollars.
The base of this elegant thing is decorated with three turquoise matrix cabochons.
Naked, erect, half-drunk, the back of your thick blond hair flying - conducting that symphony over lower Manhattan - the lamps in East 10th street's penthouses glittering like Garnet and Topaz and Ruby cabochons - and the World Trade Center - two milky roofs lost in the drizzle like passing clouds.
This rose gold pair of earrings from de GRISOGONO's Melody of Colours collection really sings, with two amber cabochons supporting designs set with 84 amethyst cabochons, 44 amethysts and 190 brown diamonds.
Andrea Candela turquoise jewelry is absolutely stunning; choose from a turquoise doublet ring in 18kt gold; turquoise clover earrings for a "lucky" twist or the iconic sterling silver cuff bracelet with two turquoise cabochons at each end.
During the 2015 Tucson gem shows, stabilized slabs and cabochons represented as shattuckite from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were sold under the trade name Lunazul by Brett and Allyce Kosnar (Kosnar Gem Co., Black Hawk, Colorado, USA).
Siddharth's singular point of view also shines through: He has a penchant for pave-set diamonds and unconventional stone shapes, like cabochons and briolettes--all atypical of Indian jewelry conventions.
Her coat is made from white quartzite with black onyx fur trimming, her scarf from lapis lazuli and her skirt from jasper, while her hands and face are carved opals and her eyes cabochons. She looks like she has just stepped in from a Moscow winter.
The necklace, more like a textile than a piece of jewellery, is made from some 375 turquoise cabochons set in a collar design with diamond groupings along the border.