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  • n  a translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony

  • When he died in 1416, aged 76, the duke's still vast residue of treasure was inventoried, scattered and sold; the carved carnelian spoons and the gold-mounted rock-crystal .
  • Two badly decomposed skeletons nearby, one wearing a carnelian necklace, were presumed to be those of servants.
  • The Iranian native's beetle pin ($945) makes a quirky statement with a chalcedony body and carnelian, lapis and emerald accents.
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  • North Shore water shuttle back on the lake
    The seasonal North Tahoe Water Shuttle has resumed operations. The boat will service Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Carnelian Bay and two Homewood docks though Labor Day weekend. For reservations or more more info, go online or call (530) 581.8708.  
    June 28, 2013 - Lake Tahoe News

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