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a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
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a precious stone that is a valuable part of a sovereign's regalia
a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
a small imperfect pearl
an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
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