rock crystal


Examples of rock crystal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The original design included diamonds and precious stones, but was later replaced with rock crystals. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 Apr. 2023 An Elsa Peretti–inspired staircase, meanwhile, is located at the heart of the store, alongside transparent balustrades adorned with rock crystal. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 20 Apr. 2023 For example, the Frosty White gold necklace, with rock crystal and more than 1,000 diamonds and rock crystal can be worn in six different configurations. Carol Besler, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2023 The single-occupancy grave, a rarity in itself for the time, contained a treasure trove of valuables: a rock crystal dagger, high-quality flint, ostrich eggshells and ivory, including the tusk of an African elephant. Teresa Nowakowski, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 July 2023 These treasures include high-quality flint, ostrich eggshell amber, a rock crystal dagger, and ivory tusks. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 6 July 2023 Chopard then replaced the rock crystal base with rose quartz, a stone that Scheufele says symbolizes love. Anthony Demarco, Forbes, 8 May 2022 Feather-weight ear cuffs dripping with 7.45 total carats of pear-shape diamonds, gold torque choker necklaces with rock crystals, and chain-link pieces pavéd with diamonds—all showcase stones that are once-in-a-lifetime finds. Daisy Shaw-Ellis, Vogue, 3 July 2023 Every single piece of rock crystal comes from Arkansas, home of the best quartz mines in the world. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 9 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1666, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rock crystal was in 1666

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“Rock crystal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

rock crystal

: transparent quartz

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