gim-stān

gim-stān, m.n:  a gem, jewel, precious stone.

gem

Image: Disk brooch, early 600s, Anglo-Saxon. Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; found at Teynam, southeastern England. Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello.

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