Lapidary sentence example

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  • The Lapidary Journal website also contains a listing of stores that offer jewelry making courses from around the United States.
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  • They are subject to considerable internal strain, as is shown by the fact that when struck with a hammer or sliced with a lapidary's saw they often burst into fragments.
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  • There is also a considerable number of lapidary inscriptions edited in vol.
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  • But these were used almost exclusively for lapidary inscriptions.
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  • Most diamonds go from a miner to a cutter (lapidary) to an international buyer or wholesaler, to a jeweler, and finally to the consumer.
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  • Even chain stores found in malls can often accommodate loose stones either through their regular lapidary or via a setting and styling event.
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  • Especial mention should be made of the ceremony of purifying the grove, which was held to be defiled by the felling of trees, the breaking of a bough or the presence of any iron tools, such as those used by the lapidary who engraved the records of the proceedings on stone.
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  • These qualities alone have made it supreme as a jewel since early times, and yet the real brilliancy of the stone is not displayed until it has been faceted by the art of the lapidary; and this was scarcely developed before the year 1746.
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  • His skill as a working lapidary was very great; and he prepared a number of lenses of garnet and other precious stones, which he preferred to the achromatic microscopes of the time.
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  • The following are some of the most famous diamonds of the world: - A large stone found in the Golconda mines and said to have weighed 787 carats in the rough, before being cut by a Venetian lapidary, was seen in the treasury of Aurangzeb in 1665 by Tavernier, who estimated its weight after cutting as 280 (?) carats, and described it as a rounded rose-cut-stone, tall on one side.
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  • Often, the final shape is decided by the lapidary who cuts the stone based on the initial shape of the raw diamond and any flaws that must be removed.
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