In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Glittering topaz, shining emerald, synthetic sapphire and moonstone are some of the varieties, which attract the visitors.
- And don't miss this place, where you can not only buy sapphires, rubies, moonstones, aquamarines and the rest, but you can also see where they are mined.
- She had only bought the necklace because it was said that moonstones inspire success in love and life, and that they relieve stress, and balance emotions, for new beginnings.
- More searching turned up golden slippers, and a hair net of pearls and moonstones, held on by a headpiece that looked like a combination between a circlet and a headband.
- Opals and moonstones glimmer as they dangle from her bracelets and anklets.
- Daron took out a long sword made of strange metal of dark indigo and a few pieces in white moonstone.
- In their day, pieces were decorated with enamels or semi-precious stones, and the jewellery adorned by amethysts, chrysoprase and moonstones and more - chosen for their artistic merits rather than value.
tipo de ópalo o feldespato
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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