Gemstones

A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments. However, certain rocks (such as lapis lazuli) or organic materials that are not minerals (such as amber or jet) are also used for jewelry and are therefore often considered to be gemstones as well. Most gemstones are hard, but some soft minerals are used in jewelry because of their luster or other physical properties that have aesthetic value. Rarity is another characteristic that lends value to a gems ...more

The Book Thief
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Little Prince
Lolita
The Invisible Ring (The Black Jewels, #4)
Brave New World
Daughter of the Blood (The Black Jewels #1)
Shalador's Lady (The Black Jewels, #8)
Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Fault in Our Stars
The Night Circus
All the Light We Cannot See
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Invisible Cities

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The Pressure- Maybe one day, after centuries, we can become brilliant gems in crystal caves and we will be immortal after all.
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An author is like a jeweller, with words as their gemstones and imagination the precious metals.
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