gem (part of speech: noun)
diamond, moonstone, star sapphire, rose quartz, turquoise, coral, bloodstone, jade, sapphire, agate, topaz, garnet, lapis lazuli, emerald, aquamarine, onyx, carbuncle, ruby, hyacinth, chalcedony, gem, zircon, beryl, amethyst, opal
gems (part of speech: noun)
- Polykrates adopted this advice and threw into the sea, from the top of the round tower on his citadel, his most valuable signet- ring, an unusually large sardonyx held by two dolphins. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- A city with foundations of jasper and chalcedony, emerald and sardonyx; gates of pearl, pavements of gold. - "Charlotte's Inheritance", M. E. Braddon.
- It was a sardonyx of three strata- one of those rare sardonyx cameos in which it has been possible for the artist to avail himself of three different colors of superimposed stone- the lowest for the ground and the two others for the middle and high relief of the design. - "Martin Hewitt, Investigator", Arthur Morrison.