1A semi-precious stone consisting of a dull red or reddish-white variety of chalcedony (quartz): [as modifier]: carnelian beads
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- Other common stones are carnelians, which are a semi-opaque reddish orange, and turquoise from Iraq, which is sky blue.
- Another coiffure ornament from the 1904 display, now vanished but shown in the center of Plate V, consisted of silver filigree, carnelians, garnets, and enamel blackberries and leaves.
- The berries are an unusual creation of repousse silver covered in enamel and interspersed with carved carnelians and Mexican opals.
Words that rhyme with carneliananthelion, Aristotelian, Aurelian, chameleon, Karelian, Mendelian, Mephistophelian, Pelion, Sahelian
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