blue stone


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Noun1.blue stone - hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate
copper sulfate, copper sulphate, cupric sulfate, cupric sulphate - a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide
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See what my wife found in its crop!" He held out his hand and displayed upon the centre of the palm a brilliantly scintillating blue stone, rather smaller than a bean in size, but of such purity and radiance that it twinkled like an electric point in the dark hollow of his hand.
You had heard, Ryder, of this blue stone of the Countess of Morcar's?"
"Lady Grace," he said, turning to the statuette of Buddha in a corner of the room and taking from its neck a string of strange blue stones, "I will not ask you to wear these, for they have adorned the necks of idols for many centuries, but if you will keep them for my sake, they may remind you sometimes of the color of our skies."
'There are under that paper five blue stones - one big, one smaller, and three small,' said Kim, all in haste.
We have now all five blue stones. Four flawed emeralds there are, but one is drilled in two places, and one is a little carven-'
He explained with a moon-calf simplicity to everybody in the carriage that he had to be careful, because he had something made of real silver "with blue stones" in one of his brown-paper parcels.
This undoubtedly was the "silver with blue stones"; and Father Brown undoubtedly was the little greenhorn in the train.
"Indeed, they killed for the sake of the red and blue stones," Bagheera answered.
When I measured Dora's finger for a ring that was to be made of Forget-me-nots, and when the jeweller, to whom I took the measure, found me out, and laughed over his order-book, and charged me anything he liked for the pretty little toy, with its blue stones - so associated in my remembrance with Dora's hand, that yesterday, when I saw such another, by chance, on the finger of my own daughter, there was a momentary stirring in my heart, like pain!
The May 21, 2018 remains an historic and indelible date in their memories after a call from Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) inquiring about the rough, blue stone later.
His gift of second sight was thanks to a blue stone with a hole in its centre, through which he claimed to see the future.
The building is one of the oldest standing structures in Nairobi, featuring smooth dressed blue stone walls with ornate arches to the front facade, an unusual storied tower with majestic lion statues on either side and topped with a dome etched with a rising sun emblem on two sides.