rock crystal


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Recent Examples on the Web To mark this year’s milestone edition of the award, Scheufele chose to replace the translucent rock crystal with pink rose quartz. Lise Pedersen, Variety, 10 May 2022 The rose quartz base, replacing a traditional rock crystal cushion, is significant in that, per Greek mythology, the powdery pink, delicately veined gemstone is said to have been created by Aphrodite, goddess of beauty and love. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 May 2022 The original emerald gems that hung from the bottom have been replaced with diamonds encapsulated in rock crystal to magnify their sparkle. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 4 Feb. 2022 The piece can be activated up to five times in a row and when it is set in motion the water, made from chalcedony, rock crystal and aluminum, begins to move for a ripple effect. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 30 Mar. 2022 Boucheron’s Holographique high-jewelry collection includes the futuristic-looking Halo necklace in rock crystal with a holographic coating and diamonds; price upon request, at Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Mar. 2022 The informal dining area has 10-foot ceilings and a gold gilded rock crystal chandelier and expansive winders. Timothy Fanning, San Antonio Express-News, 28 Jan. 2022 The transparent rock crystal, says Choisne, adds a sense of lightness to larger pieces. Jill Newman, Town & Country, 24 Jan. 2022 The jar measures at about two inches tall and was crafted from rock crystal. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of rock crystal

1666, in the meaning defined above

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16 May 2022

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“Rock crystal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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