gemstone gemstone  /ˈdʒɛm ˌstoʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry

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Usage(s):

  1. For Scotland Yard, the Conduit Street caper was more than Britain's biggest gemstone robbery ever.
  2. It will not be a movie or even the Kimberley Process that determines whether America's favorite gemstone can be purchased ethically.
  3. In 10 days traveling in India they had ridden an elephant and met a gemstone merchant, and now they knew two tiger specialists.

News

  1. Effy expands with more color, silver styles

    A new collection of colored gemstone jewelry called Stained Glass and a sterling silver line incorporating freshwater pearls are among the latest additions for Effy.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Jeweler

  2. Industry Veterans Nirupa Bhatt and Vichian Veerasaksri Join JNA Awards 2013 Judging Panel

    HONG KONG, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The organiser of the JNA Awards , the most prestigious awards event to recognise and honour excellence and achievement in the jewellery and gemstone trade, is delighted ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. ICA names poster contest winners

    Tatian Berenguer of New York is the winner of the International Colored Gemstone Associations (ICA) annual poster competition. She was honored on May 16 in Changsha, China at the closing gala of the ICA 2013 congress.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: National Jeweler

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Quotes

  • "Those Gemstone guys are making a fairly heroic run with this thing," Bray said. "They want to get Ruby on their Smalltalk VM and make Rails run a hundred times faster, simply by not doing the OR mapping, to make ActiveRecord into an empty...
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Tim Bray Source: Register

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