Gems Quotes (17 quotes)
Top 10 Quotes about Jewelry & Gemstones
Even those of us who write about jewelry on a regular basis sometimes lack the words to describe the beauty of the gems and jewels sitting right in front of us. When I find a quote or a passage so vividly written that I can actually visualize the piece, I save it. Some by their splendor rival the colors of the painters, others the flame of burning sulphur or of fire quickened by oil. My father has a diamond bigger than the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. On one occasion he took up the study of jewels, and appeared at a costume ball as Anne de Joyeuse, Admiral of France, in a dress covered with five hundred and sixty pearls. This taste enthralled him for years, and, indeed, may be said never to have left him. He would often spend a whole day settling and resettling in their cases the various stones that he had collected, such as the olive-green chrysoberyl that turns red by lamplight, the cymophane with its wirelike line of silver, the pistachio-coloured peridot, rose-pink and wine-yellow topazes, carbuncles of fiery scarlet with tremulous, four-rayed stars, flame-red cinnamon-stones, orange and violet spinels, and amethysts with their alternate layers of ruby and sapphire.
Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured. There are little gems all around us that can hold glimmers of inspiration. Gems, in fact, are a species of mineral flowers; they are the blossoms of the dark, hard mine; and what they want in perfume, they make up in durability. These gems have life in them: their colors speak, say what words fail of. Improve your spare moments and they will become the brightest gems in your life. Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.
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Quotations about Jewelry. The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens. Some by their splendor rival the colors of the painters, others the flame of burning sulphur or of fire quickened by oil. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond. We may be off the gold standard someday.
Jewelry has been inspiring the history of humankind for centuries. With their deep colors, perfect shapes and pure, precious materials, jewels and gemstones are part of the universe of iconic movie stars, writers, musicians, designers, artists and celebrated historical characters. Have you ever wondered what entertainment stars, philosophers or independent artists say or think about jewelry? Take a look at the sentences about gems and jewels that have made history. Some of the following phrases are fun; other are true life statements or love messages to jewelry pieces, precious stones, and timeless ornaments.