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gemstone

[′jem‚stōn]
(geology)
A mineral or petrified organic matter suitable for use in jewelry.
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Gemstone samples inspected under category one stood at 199 compared to 170 in the corresponding period last year, an increase of 17.1 per cent.
The masseurs will discover the signature gemstone which is most suited for each guests among different kinds of massage oil mixed with powder of six gemstones ?
Abdulkadir Muazu will deliver the keynote address expected to herald a robust deliberation by stakeholders in a bid to develop a national gemstone sector strategy.
The rapidly expanding diamond mining and exploration industry is also multiplying the growth avenues of the gemstones market.
"This partnership expands our portfolio of partnerships with Four Seasons properties along with the aesthetic and spiritual beauty of our gemstone jewelry for each spa guest.
Mwangi is the first born in a family of four, he told myNetwork that his interest in precious stones developed due to his family's involvement in the gemstones business.
He said the facility will provide a wide range of services, including stone cutting and polishing, a gemstone laboratory, a buying and action centre, and banking among others.
A must-have guide for foreign tourists, the book helps one become a 'gemstone detective' in the true sense.
Although she started with Gemstone just last year, English has drawn rave reviews.
"We sell everything from the four precious stones to semi-precious stones," said founder and gemstone specialist Maha Ajaj.
He said exporters would construct building of the gemstone centre if the government allotted a piece of land for the purpose in the provincial capital.
We appreciate being able to leverage their local and international network, as well as their products and services, and we look forward to playing our part in helping make Dubai the gemstone capital of the world."