Upon this last they set the equally brilliant helmet, adorned with semiprecious stones.
Stones and ores, some semiprecious, have come from all parts of the world to be patterned into this bright-colored shrine.
The bulk of this semiprecious metal goes to Navarro & Platt.
The interior is exquisite with lacelike carvings inlaid with semiprecious stones.
They're beautiful, as you see, but they're not particularly valuable; only semiprecious.
Certain transparent colored varieties of tourmaline rank high among the semiprecious stones.
Some special varieties of feldspar are cut or polished for semiprecious stones or decorative purposes.
A precious gemstone has beauty, durability, and rarity, whereas a semiprecious gemstone has only one or two of these qualities.