Definition of chrysoprase in English:
1An apple-green variety of chalcedony containing nickel, used as a gemstone.
- 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.
- It is set with three bunches of grapes made from carved chrysoprase.
- Bright green chrysoprase is very expensive, while Russian amber is so expensive, it's paid for by the gram.
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