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semi-precious

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Definition of semi-precious in English:

adjective

Denoting minerals which can be used as gems but are considered to be less valuable than precious stones: beads of semi-precious stones
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  • The exhibition also has a wide array of products such as necklaces, bangles, full and half-sets, pendants, precious and semi-precious stones, designer jewellery and birthstones.
  • The combination of gold with creative materials, colourful precious stones and semi-precious stones is also very much in vogue.
  • The products on display include necklaces, bangles, full and half sets, pendants, coins, precious and semi-precious stones, designer jewellery and birth-stones.

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