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ID: 300201964
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300201964

 

Record Type: concept
gemstone (<stone by quality>, stone (worked rock), ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Precious or semiprecious stone that can be cut, polished, or otherwise dressed for use as gems; distinguished from "gems," which are made of gemstone that has been worked or other material such as pearl.
 
Terms:
gemstone (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
gemstones (C,U,English,AD,U,N)
gem stone (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
gem stones (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
stone, gem (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
ruwe (half)edelsteen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
gemas (piedras) (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
gema (piedra) (C,U,Spanish,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of rock (inorganic material)
.................... rock (inorganic material) (G)
Hierarchy of <rock by form>
........................ <rock by form> (G)
Hierarchy of stone (worked rock)
............................ stone (worked rock) (G)
Hierarchy of <stone by quality>
................................ <stone by quality> (G)
Hierarchy of gemstone
.................................... gemstone (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een edel- of halfedelsteen die kan worden gesneden, gepolijst of op een andere manier worden bewerkt en als juweel gebruikt; te onderscheiden van 'gemmen' die worden gemaakt van bewerkte halfedelstenen of ander materiaal zoals parel. 
Spanish ..... Piedra preciosa o semipreciosa que puede ser cortada, pulida o modificada en cualquier forma para ser utilizada como gema. Se diferencia de "gemas", que están hechas de piedras de gemas trabajadas o de algún otro material, como perlas. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  gems (worked stones)
..................................  (<jewelry and accessory components>, costume components, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300011172]
distinguished from ....  imitation gemstone
..................................  (artificial stone, imitative materials, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300390916]

Sources and Contributors:
gema (piedra)............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
..........................  Diccionario de términos científicos y técnicos (1981) 5:2420
..........................  Whitten y Brooks, Diccionario de geología (1986) 131
gemas (piedras)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.............................  TAA database (2000-)
gemstone............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) 124146 checked 26 January 2012
.................  Lucie-Smith, Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms (1986)
.................  National Museum of American Art, Media Thesaurus (1980s)
.................  Newman, Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry (1981)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
gem stone............  [VP]
....................  Hornbostel, Construction Materials (1978) 294
....................  Standard Industrial Classification Manual (1987) 529
gem stones............  [VP]
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (2002)
gemstones............  [VP]
....................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (2002)
ruwe (half)edelsteen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
...................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...................................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
stone, gem............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 124146 checked 26 January 2012
............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) gemstones
............  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) gemstones
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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