rhinestone

1A colourless quartz much used by 19thC jewellers. 2 Term often used c. 1900 for multicoloured glass stones. 3 Modern term for any coloured glass paste.

Rhinestone

A rhinestone, paste or diamante is a diamond simulant made from rock crystal, glass or acrylic. Originally, rhinestones were rock crystals gathered from the river Rhine, hence the name, although some were also found in areas like the Alps. The availability was greatly increased in the 18th century when the Alsatian jeweller Georg Friedrich Strass ...
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rhinestone

A simulated diamond made from rock crystal, glass or acrylic. Originally, rhinestones were rock crystals gathered from the river Rhine. Their availability greatly increased around 1775 when the Alsatian jeweler George Frederic Strass had the idea to coat the lower side of glass with metal powder imitating diamonds.
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rhinestone

[n] - an imitation diamond made from rock crystal or glass or paste
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Rhinestone

• (n.) A colorless stone of high luster, made of paste. It is much used as an inexpensive ornament.
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rhinestone

noun an imitation diamond made from rock crystal or glass or paste
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Rhinestone

[film soundtrack] Rhinestone was a soundtrack album from the 1984 film starring Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone. The Dolly Parton-composed soundtrack produced two Top Ten country singles: `God Won`t Get You` and the chart-topping `Tennessee Homesick Blues`. Parton stated in her memoirs, My Life and Other Unfinished Business, that she re...
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Rhinestone

Rhine'stone` noun [ Confer German rheinkiesel Rhine quartz.] A colorless stone of high luster, made of paste. It is much used as an inexpensive ornament.
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rhinestone

Also - Term often used c1900 for multicoloured glass stones.
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Rhinestone

An English translation of the French word
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rhinestone

colourless, faceted glass used in jewelry; also foil-backed or silvered cut glass used to imitate diamonds. Originally used to designate gemstones ...
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