sardonyx sardonyx

Definition(s):

  • (n) an onyx characterized by parallel layers of sard and a different colored mineral

News

  • MP3 Monday: Second Empire

    The best kind of Monday is MP3 Monday, and this week we bring you a track off of local band Second Empire's debut, self-titled album called "Birth of the Empire". The symphonic metal band formed only two years ago and has gained airtime on The X and won the Sardonyx Battle of the Bands hosted at Diesel Club Lounge.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh City Paper

Quotes

  • "The fabulous sardonyx-hilted dagger ...... is typical of Shah Jahan's taste and character in a number of ways," the internationally acclaimed, Scottish historian William Dalrymple, wrote earlier this year. "The hilt reflects his love of rare...
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: William Dalrymple Source: Reuters UK

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