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Adularia refers to a common type of moonstone, a whitish-bluish semi-translucent stone. Adularia is usually set as a cabochon. Adularia was very popular early in the 20th century and

Advance refers to the money provided to a Model prior to the completion of a contract. Generally, modeling agencies will advance airfare or accommodations to a Model as an incentive

Advertising Agency refers to a company which oversees the direction of an advertising campaign. Normally they are responsible for the hiring of photographers, producers, art directo

Aeropostale refers to a mall-based, specialty retailer of casual Apparel and accessories targeting teens and young adults, specifically 14 to 17 year-old young women and men through

African Jade which is also called Transvaal jade is a misnomer for massive green grossular garnet that is mined in South Africa. It is not a jade but it is looking like a real Jade

Agal refers to a fillet of two (2) or three (3) cords that is used to fasten the Keffiyeh worn on the head. Agal is a band of decorative material, rolled into a cord and used to se

Agent Provocateur refers to a brand of lingerie based in the United Kingdom, it is the United Kingdom's answer to the United States' Victoria Secret, however, there are differences i

Aglet refers to the plastic Sheath at the end of a Shoe lace or a plastic bit wrapped around the ends of a Shoelace which makes the lace easier to thread through the eyelet holes of t