Usage examples for aquamarine

  1. There are many other red stones in this group; sapphires, also, are a species of corundum, both the blue and the colourless varieties, as are also the aquamarine, the emerald, the amethyst, the topaz, and others, all of widely differing colour, as well as the star- shaped, or " aster" ruby, called the " ruby" cat's- eye. – The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones by John Mastin
  2. Picking up my first bird, I found that it was not turquoise, but beryl; and a few minutes later I was certain that it was aquamarine; on my way home another glance showed the color of forget- me- nots on its plumage, and as I looked at it on my table, it was Nile green. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  3. In the ordinary varieties this is somewhat poor, being mostly blue, or a dirty or a greenish yellow; the better kinds, however, possess magnificent colour and variety, such as in the aquamarine, emerald, etc. – The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones by John Mastin
  4. St. Austell shone white in the aquamarine dusk, and darkness wrapped the dreary country beyond Truro. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  5. The something was a bracelet; a little, shining garland of stars, each star a cluster of " aquamarine" stones, clear as crystal, with the faintest, most delicate shade of green, hardly seen in the full light. – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  6. That domain included the amethyst, the emerald, the garnet, the aquamarine, the chrysoprase, the innumerable varieties of agate and jasper, lapis lazuli, felspar, obsidian; also various rocks, such as granite, serpentine, and porphyry; certain fossils, as yellow amber and some kinds of turquoise; organic remains, as coral, mother- of- pearl, and pearls; metallic ores and carbonates, such as hematite and malachite, and the calaite, or Oriental turquoise. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  7. Peachy was at the height of her blonde bloom; all pearl and gold, all rose and aquamarine. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  8. All day the sky had been of an aquamarine color, of the liquid and luminous clearness which comes only in mid- winter, and deep afternoon shadows were falling as we came down the hillside. – A Northern Countryside by Rosalind Richards
  9. We rode for some time within hearing of the Kinugawa, catching magnificent glimpses of it frequently- turbulent and locked in by walls of porphyry, or widening and calming and spreading its aquamarine waters over great slabs of pink and green rock, lighted fitfully by the sun, or spanned by rainbows, or pausing to rest in deep shady pools, but always beautiful. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  10. I should be given a medal for that with a most beautiful ribbon of salmon colour, I fancy, salmon or aquamarine. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  11. The sky overhead was deeply, uncloudedly blue; the sea in the distance the clear, soft green of an aquamarine, sparkling with a thousand points of light; all that the eye could see was beautiful and harmonious; all that the ear could hear, peaceful and serene; laughter, happy voices, the soaring notes of a lark; all things animate and inanimate seemed to speak of peace and happiness; and then suddenly, horribly, the scene changed. – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  12. To these may be added the opal, under Scorpio; the garnet, under Aries; and the turquoise, under Cancer, when Saturn is therein; and the aquamarine, under Pisces; and among the temporary talismans of vegetation we may add that, the young shoots, bearing the flower and seed vessels, are the portions of chief virtue, and the young shoots of trees. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.
  13. Then Baahaabaa made the awards and- the prizes were identical- two royal rigolos of mother- of- pearl, elaborately trimmed with corals and pendants of limpid aquamarine. – The Cruise of the Kawa by Walter E. Traprock [Pseudonym of George S. Chappell]
  14. " Aquamarine," said Mr. Montfort. – Fernley House by Laura E. Richards
  15. Agate, chalcedony, onyx, opal, beryl, lapis- lazuli, and aquamarine are represented by the radiant sheen emanating from distant suns, displaying an inexhaustible variety of colour, blended in tints of untold harmony. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  16. The shallower rapids above the Falls are less strongly coloured, a beautiful light green predominating between the pale- grey swirls and the snowy crests of foam- semi- opaque, like the stone called aquamarine, because infused with countless air- bubbles, yet deliciously fresh and bright. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  17. In a heart- beat it had thickened into a vast and vaporous ring through whose swarms of corpuscles the sun's reflected image upon each disk shone clear- as though seen through clouds of transparent atoms of aquamarine. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt