A diamond is the hardest, most resilient, most beautiful gem of all.
The gem meant something to her.
His eyes were brighter than the moon, greener than any gem she'd ever dreamt of.
The gem is protected by it.
Your goal is to steal a necklace with a red gem on it.
The amethyst was used as a gem-stone by the ancient Egyptians, and was largely employed in antiquity for intaglios.
No one else can touch the gem without dying instantly.
It was quite another to realize the weapon was him and the gem was merely the key to access it.
She was clutching the gem in her hand.
It had the effect they desired of convincing the Others he had crushed the gem and was unleashing hell on earth in his quest for revenge for them taking Jessi.
In another annual called the Gem appeared the poem on the story of "Eugene Aram," which first manifested the full extent of that poetical vigour which seemed to advance just in proportion as his physical health declined.
Clay tablets and discs (so far in Crete only), but nothing of more perishable nature, such as skin, papyrus, &c.; engraved gems and gem impressions; legends written with pigment on pottery (rare); characters incised on stone or pottery.
She threatened to reveal the secret of his gem to his enemies, a secret recently spilled.
She took in this information, horrified of what it meant to have the gem nestled between her breasts.
Vauquelin in the gem-stone beryl.
Inside was the red gem, Xander's only belonging, that he'd kept once his mother died.
No, Watcher, the gem will kill any who touches it.
He changed directions and pulled on loose judo pants that settled low on his hips before replacing the red gem at his throat.
Black metalwork held the gem in place.
She enticed him in a way he wasn't expecting and lived through handling the gem at his neck.
Jule was right; he owned nothing else, but the number of people who knew about the gem was limited to the Originals and Sofi.
She wasn't entirely certain what to do, how to keep the gem and Ashley safe.
The gem unlocks his power.
He who holds the gem will control the Vamp.
"Someone has to handle the gem," she said quickly.
She was in danger she couldn't face alone; with the gem, she held the key to destroying the planet.
The Original Other would know that the gem was useless without Xander; what Jonny knew – or was doing – was lost on him.
Jessi tugged at the gem, wondering if they'd kill her quickly or not.
His secret – that the gem controlled him – erased any doubt she had about him.
He clutched the gem by one end and held it up to show the Others.
Many descriptions of gems and gem stones have been discovered in various parts of the Australian states, but systematic search has been made principally for the diamond and the noble opal.
Arnold Buffum, The Tears of the Heliades, or Amber as a Gem (London, 1896).
3.-[[Gold Signet From Acropolis Tween Lions, On A Lentoid Treasure, Mycenae, Showing The God Gem From Kydonia, Crete.
She thought it a result of the water, until she withdrew her hand and held the gem in her palm.
With some regret, Gabe crushed the gem in his hand.
To them, she was an exotic little doll with her huge, gem-hued eyes, black hair, and toned hour-glass shape.
He pulled off one of the gem-studded medallions marking him a cousin to the king.
The two times in his life he recalled people seeing his eyes – which glowed like the red gem at his mother's throat – were not pleasant.
His gaze settled on the only piece of jewelry she owned, a red gem that matched his eyes on a strip of leather around her neck.
With Xander incensed, he wasn't aware of the trickle of power she pushed into the red gem in her hand.
Xander's eyes went from the gem to her, the only person in either world that he trusted.
The gem can be destroyed to release its magic, but by doing so, you lose all that remains of your mother and me.
Jessi sat frozen, unable to fathom that the simple red gem was capable of such magic.
Jessi fingered the gem around her neck, troubled.
His gaze went to the red gem between her breasts.
It was one thing when she knew he was giving her the gem, which she thought only held great power.
"We're debating whether we blast you and the gem or spare you, in case it doesn't work," the Original Other spoke to her.
Somehow, her awful plan worked, without her turning over the gem and betraying him.
No one is coming for the gem again?
This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Gem to Ges.
The beginnings of a school of wall painting also go back to the Middle Minoan period, and metal technique and such arts as gem engraving show great advance.
Representations of ships are not common, but several have been observed on Aegean gems, gem-sealings and vases.
An authority on precious stones, and especially the diamond, he succeeded in artificially making some minute specimens of the latter gem; and on the discovery of radium he was one of the first to take up the study of its properties, in particular inventing the spinthariscope, an instrument in which the effects of a trace of radium salt are manifested by the phosphorescence produced on a zinc sulphide screen.
It is a gem of the first water which Concord wears in her coronet.
By the ancient Greeks and Romans obsidian was worked as a gem-stone; and in consequence of its having been often imitated in glass there arose among collectors of gems in the 18th century the practice of calling all antique pastes "obsidians."
Since the wood-cutters, and the railroad, and I myself have profaned Walden, perhaps the most attractive, if not the most beautiful, of all our lakes, the gem of the woods, is White Pond;--a poor name from its commonness, whether derived from the remarkable purity of its waters or the color of its sands.
A gem bubbled to the top of the lake then dropped down, rejoining the rest of them beneath the surface.
"For thousands of years. And then I wizened up and realized I'm just another gem in her collection." Gabe's bitterness was quiet but evident.
Indeed a horse appears on a gem impression.
This art and those of frescoand vase-painting and of gem-engraving stood higher about the z 5th century B.C. than at any subsequent period before the 6th century.
The outer coat was then removed from that portion which was to constitute the ground, leaving the white for the figures, foliage or other ornamentation; these were then sculptured by means of the gem-engraver's tools.
He watched the green gem form in his palm and rose.
Babylonian art, however, had already attained a high degree of excellence; two seal cylinders of the time of Sargon are among the most beautiful specimens of the gem-cutter's art ever discovered.