seed pearl


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seed pearl

n.
A very small, often imperfect pearl.

seed pearl

n
(Jewellery) a tiny pearl weighing less than a quarter of a grain

seed′ pearl`


n.
a small, sometimes irregularly shaped pearl weighing less than ¼ grain.
[1545–55]
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Noun1.seed pearl - a small imperfect pearl
pearl - a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
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Minute diamonds of moisture from the mist hung, too, upon Tess's eyelashes, and drops upon her hair, like seed pearls.
Here is one of Jane Andrews' stories depicting her heroine as sleeping in a beautiful white satin nightdress trimmed with seed pearls.
The 18-carat pink gold 1958 Patek Philippe watch, with natural seed pearl hour markers, is being hailed as a "remarkable discovery, featuring royal provenance and never-before seen design attributes", according to a statement from auction house Christie's.
This included a number of gold chains, signet rings, a Royal Artillery badge, a pair of seed pearl droplet earrings, a gold ring with three sapphires, a cocktail watch with rubies and diamonds, two ruby rings, a pair of cameo earrings and a pendant.
that the smaller seed pearl sizes might only sell for a single Dirham.
Other fine jewelleries Ivanka brought to Doha include pearl collections such as the seed pearl tassel earrings and necklace and rose gold chain with mother of pearl and diamonds.
In the white of your eye I see the speck of a seed pearl forming.
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Seed Pearl, the evens favourite in the last race, fell at the last hurdle and unseated the jockey, Bob Champion.
Look out for an Art Deco style diamond set panel brooch pounds 500 - pounds 700, a string of cultured pearls with diamond clasp pounds 200 - pounds 300, an opal and seed pearl necklace pounds 200 - pounds 300, a diamond, sapphire, ruby and pearl brooch in the form of a butterfly pounds 400 - pounds 600.
Seed pearl multi-stand bracelet with 14k twisted wire clasp with diamonds and rubies circa 1960; golden South Sea pearl and diamond earrings set in 18k with bezel-set round colorless diamonds and fancy yellow diamond collar; and ring with colorless diamonds.
Her single-layer chapel-length illusion veil was finished with white roses and seed pearl beads in the hair clasp.