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On the planet Vesta, there are plenty of crystals to treasure.Space Bling: From Diamond Planets to Crystal Oceans to Precious Moon Jewels|Alexa Valiente, Jaewon Kang|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Vesta was, of course, worshipped at the hearth by the women, who most often used it in the preparation of the domestic meals.
In Rome the temple of Vesta is the king's hearth, situated, as one would expect, in close proximity to the regia.
The two men there could see the dark outline of his anxious face as he lighted a vesta to aid him in seeing what was going on.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Hestia (Roman Vesta) presided over the private hearths and homesteads of the Greeks, and imparted to them a sacred character.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
And looking back on that wreck of a room, I reflected how congenial Jaffery must have found his surroundings on board the Vesta.Jaffery|William J. Locke
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[Greek name Hestia]
The Roman and Greek goddess of the hearth and home. Roman and Greek cities were supposed to have a public hearth dedicated to Vesta, at which the fire was kept constantly burning.