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  12. paste (glass)
  13. rhinestone
Scope note
A colorless artificial gem of paste or glass, often with facets that sparkle in imitation of a diamond. Also refers to foil-backed or silvered cut glass used to imitate diamonds. Rhinestones were originally quartz pebbles found in the Rhine River, thus the name.
Accepted term: 13-May-2024