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stones, precious:

see gemgem,
commonly, a mineral or organic substance, cut and polished and used as an ornament. Gems also are used as seals (items of assurance) and as talismans (good-luck charms). For birthstones, see month.
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These would include precious stones, precious metals, motor vehicles, art works and antiques.
Silver, gold, semi-precious stones, precious stones, in addition to gold-plated materials and anything natural such as leather.
13 --, India's premier research company in export import market research, announced today that India's Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious or Semi-Precious Stones, Precious Metals, Metals Clad with Precious Metal and its products exports in December- 2014 has fallen to US$ 513.5 M, a decrease of 15.06% compared to November 2014.
Exports from India to Hong Kong during this period were worth US $ 8,791 million, an increase of 7.6%, due to increase in exports of natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals and leather.
Dedicated top-level buyers from Albania, Bahrain, Kuwait, Macedonia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Ukraine, will look to purchase the latest rough stones, precious gems and metals and finished fine jewellery from more than 360 exhibitors taking part in the consumer and trade event taking place from December 4 to 7 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).