as well as EVERY SATURDAY in AUGUST
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A vague term loosely applied to any opaque stone such as is usually used in making a mosaic, or to certain hard opaque gemstones that are carved as a cameo, e.g. onyx, agate, cornelian, etc.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson