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  • Brydon stared at the gem-encrusted item and slowly closed the lid.

    The Gauntlet Thrown Chapter Thirty Six

  • I spent the morning walking through Rynek Glowny looking at the jewelry sold by Polish merchant women who wore heavy red lipstick and sat swathed in dark-green and purple wraps, women who stared at me from behind tables laden with gem-encrusted necklaces, earrings, broaches and icons of the Virgin Mary.

    Anna Liu and Yves (Revised)

  • And many watch brands offer women's versions of men's watches, with gem-encrusted cases and dials.

    Time for Something Special

  • At Bonhams sale Thursday, there will be a glittering offering in a fabulous gem-encrusted finial of a tiger's head from the golden throne of Tipu.

    Buying Islamic, Indian Art

  • The head of one of the country's largest table linen manufacturers—who once accused police of losing a $187,000 gem-encrusted belt buckle—was the apparent target of a home invasion robbery while he met with advisers at his Manhattan apartment, police said.

    Robbers Invade CEO's Midtown Home

  • "I think it's really fun to wear a fabulous pair of earrin gs with just a T-shirt and a pair of jeans," said Ms. Chapman, as she milled around the exhibit of ladybug earrings, butterfly rings and a gem-encrusted frog on a lily pad necklace.

    Uptown, Mixing and Mingling

  • A fire burned in the very center of the temple and to the left and right were the two main altars of the Mother and Father, two gigantic wooden carvings with their bases acting as altars, which held fruits and vegetables, votive candles, handmade jewelry, and small, gem-encrusted weapons.

    The Darkest Edge of Dawn

  • Gentle murmurings could be heard as the honored guests moved down the stairs, away from the contorted, gem-encrusted figure that was so much more than diamond, and yet nothing more than diamond.

    The Shattering

  • I spent the morning walking through Rynek Glowny looking at the jewelry sold by Polish women who wore heavy, red lipstick and were swathed in dark-green and purple wraps, women who stared at me from behind the array of tables laden with gem-encrusted necklaces, earrings, broaches and icons of the Virgin Mary.

    The Russian and the Room, 10

  • There were gem-encrusted chalices, and golden candlesticks and scepters.

    The Night Of the Solstice

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