A gem also refers to anything that has value and beauty.
A person can be a gem.
Georgia has two state gems: quartz and amethyst. Amethyst is purple quartz.
|Quartz - photo taken by Ken Hammond for the United States Department of Agriculture|
|Caroline Jessamine is a native plant that blooms during the first warm spell in late winter.|
|Sugar Creek - Home of Eugene Talmadge|
|Dramatic evening skies|