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gemstone

[′jem‚stōn]
(geology)
A mineral or petrified organic matter suitable for use in jewelry.
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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) inspected 298 gemstone samples in Q1 of 2019, a 35.5 per cent increase as compared to 220 last year.
The signature massage of "gemstone therapy" begins with a personal consultation to help guests relax and unwind after a long day with specially developed the unique personalized signature gemstone concept therapy.
He noted that the Project will seek to investigate the Nigerian gemstone industry and its opportunities in the emerging market so as to reposition locally produced gemstones and jewellery in the marketplace.
The global gemstones market has been witnessing partial consolidation with leading and fast-growing companies collectively holding half of the market share.
Each piece of jewelry is handcrafted with one-of-a-kind gemstones, druzies, pearls, and 14k gold-filled and sterling-filled metals.
Gemmology is the study of gemstones or precious stones.
The programme offered students an opportunity to learn about gemmology through hands-on activities using natural minerals and gemstones. Students explored how gems are formed in nature, the different methods used to mine them, how civilizations valued gems throughout history and more.
Taita Taveta is endowed with numerous gemstones, including Tsavorite, ruby, tourmaline, red garnets, green garnets, Tanzanite and iron ore.
Capturing the Northern Lights in Finland to photographing wandering gorillas in Rwanda and flocks of pink flamingos in Mexico, Kim Rix, a born adventurer, took her passion for gemstones, travelling and photography to a new height by putting them together in black and white.
Glanz (meaning glamor in German) Jewelry is a gemstone boutique that sells all kinds of gemstones from pearls to lapis, in the form of earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings.
It will provide customers a one-stop-shop that begins with sourcing rough gemstones and diamonds, through the value chain of sorting, cutting and polishing, to bespoke jewellery services, should they require it.
PESHAWAR -- Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) organized a workshop for the stakeholders of the gemstones sector of Gilgit-Baltistan under the initiative of the Planning Commission of Pakistan, said a press release issued here Tuesday.