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ACROSTICS FORMED WITH STONES

In France and England, during the 18th century, rings, bracelets,
brooches, etc., were often set with gems the first letters of which,
combined, formed a motto or expressed a sentiment. The following is a
list of those that may be used in this way.

The choice of stones afforded here brings these pretty devices
within the reach of all.

FAITH

Fire-opal
Alexandrite
Iolite
Tourmaline
Hyacinth

Feldspar
Amethyst
Idocrase
Topaz
Heliotrope

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