Zircon cut stones
Cut stones showing the natural colour range and lustre of zircon. Zircon is the birthstone of December. It comprises of (zirconium silicate) and is not the same as the artificial gem cubic zircona. Date:
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Birthstone, Collection, Cut, December, Gem, Gemstone, Glitter, Green, Lustre, Mineral, Nesosilicate, Orthosilicate, Silicate, Silicate Mineral, Sparkle, Stone, Studio Shot, Zircon, Zirconium
Music cover, Der Orlow, operetta by Granichstaedten
Music cover, Der Orlow, an operetta in three acts, with words by Ernst Marischka and Bruno Granichstaedten and music by Bruno Granichstaedten (1879-1944). Premiere at the Theater am der Wien (Vienna, Austria). Piano score with text. It is a Viennese operetta with jazz and blues music included. The title refers to a diamond.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
Ancient armor.. Ancient armor from Denon (1, 2), from the Tuscan Gallery (3, 4, 8, 9a), from a gem (5), from Sir William Hamilton's vases (6) and a bronze in the British Museum (8). Copperplate engraving by Milton after a drawing by I. Flaxman from Abraham Rees' Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1820.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans