Not polished; uncut; -- said of a gem; as, a rough diamond.
Hence, figuratively, lacking refinement, gentleness, or polish.
Any uncut or unpolished gem material.
Also referred to as reversed calf, it is unpolished and hence rough. Used for reference books, musical scores, working manuals
the name for uncut diamonds. A diamond mine produces "rough".
The raw source material for gemstones, as it comes from the mine.
Without any crystal faces. In regard to gemstones it refers to unfaceted material.
(of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners"
not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones"
see rough diamond
A general term for uncut gemstones.
Refers to gemstones or crystals that are in their natural state so basically as they are dug out of the ground.
(Stone or Diamond) Diamond of industrial or gem quality before it undergoes any manufacturing process.
Any uncut or unpolished diamond.
Uncut diamonds or gemstones.
In gemology, this refers to the raw, natural state in which gems are found.
Uncut opal, as we find it, but cleaned.
The term given to crystals of diamonds as they are found in mines.