Sentence Examples


  • Supported on their heads is something like a crystalline firmament, above which is a form like a sapphire throne (cf.
  • Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, &c., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
  • The sapphire is found in all the states, principally in the neighbourhood of Beechworth, Victoria.
  • Purple corundum, or sapphire of amethystine tint, is called Oriental amethyst, but this expression is often applied by jewellers to fine examples of the ordinary amethystine quartz, even when not derived from Eastern sources.
  • Sapphire--are called Argillaceous Rocks, from the Latin word for clay,

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