Read the dictionary definition of gem. All definitions for this word.
1. art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
2. a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
3. a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
4. a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
5. a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
1. he had the gem set in a ring for his wife
2. she had jewels made of all the rarest stones