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2 edition of key to precious stones. found in the catalog.

key to precious stones.

L. J. Spencer

key to precious stones.

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Published by Blackie in London .
Written in English


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SeriesBlackie"s key series
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,237p.,8p. of plates :
Number of Pages237
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Open LibraryOL13719624M

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Precious Stones: A Book of Reference for Jewellers (Philadelphia and London: J. Lippincott Company, ), by Wallis Richard Cattelle (illustrated HTML pages at ) Precious Stones and Gems, Their History, Sources and Characteristics (sixth edition; London: George Bell and Sons, ), key to precious stones.

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God has likened the houris of Paradise to it: (In beauty) like the jacynth and the coral-stone. (33) The best variety of the ruby comprises several kinds: the white, dust-coloured, black, yellow, and red.

Of these kinds the red is regarded as the best, as the dust-coloured and black appear. Precious stones -- Early works to (2 titles, plus subtopics) Precious stones -- India (1 title) Precious stones -- North Carolina (1 title) Precious stones, Synthetic: see Precious stones, Artificial; Precious stones -- Therapeutic use (1 title) Precious stones -- United States (2.

Precious Stones: For Curative Wear; and Other Remedial Uses presents the different gem stones that is regarded as a powerful tool to cure the ailing in ancient times. This book discusses the myths, superstitions, and biblical significance associated with the Edition: 1.

Part II contains a series of individual essays that apply the criteria of connoisseurship to 35 of today's most important gemstones. The book covers precious stones old and new including diamond, pearl, tourmaline, sapphire, chalcedony, spinel, ruby, and garnet.

viii Contents CHAPTER FAGB pbase • 12° 14^3 one; t E LINES tone ate The traditional list of gemstones that are considered precious stones are: All other gemstones are considered as being semi precious stones.

These are old terms and not necessarily true these days. To view the treatments associated with each of these stones, visit our Technical Information On Gemstones page.

A hand-book of precious stones by Rothschild, Meyer D. Publication date Topics Precious stones Publisher New York, London, G.P.

Putnam's sons Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Contributor The Library of Congress Language English. Addeddate Call number   minerals of the world is an unique document with a portable minerals software embedded and contains every things about minerals.

it is more than a book. it is package for all interested to mine minerals published for the first time freely on the web here. The order of the stones is different from Hoshen and three stones are missing (לשם שבו ואחלמה).The Seventy (Septuagint) translation of the book of Prophets into Greek was amended: the number of stones brought to 12 and their order restored according to the Book of Exodus (chapline ).

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A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone, or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments. However, certain rocks (such as lapis lazuli and opal) and occasionally organic materials that are not minerals (such as amber, jet, and pearl) are also used for jewelry and.

Laying out the key principles behind this spiritual science, Michel Coquet explores the seven sacred gemstones of the seven rays--diamond, sapphire, emerald, jasper, topaz, ruby, and amethyst--and shows that not all precious stones have true mystical powers: they must be charged, either naturally or through ritual, with a living deva or angelic.

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Accessible book, Gems. The Book of Stones is a new edition of the best-selling guide to some of Earth’s most beautiful natural introductory chapters detail the authors’ theories about how to work with crystals and stones—including the concept of crystal resonance and the scientific observation that living organisms (such as ourselves) are liquid crystalline structures/5(1K).

Stones and rocks are the skeleton of the solid part of the earth on which the flesh of earth is laid. Stones are to be found everywhere: little flinty stones which the plough turns up in many a field; round, smooth pebbles on the sea-shores of the world; tumbling scree on the mountain sides, like a great overspill of waste rock from some factory in the heart of the mountains; giant rocks.

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This work also includes quite a bit of history of important (and often 'cursed') stones such as the Hope diamond, and practical advice about purchasing gems. Illustrated by gorgeously lit, clear color photos to aid quick identification, the book offers an illuminating alphabetical journey through the mineral kingdom, stone by stone.

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Putnam's sons, - Precious stones - pages. The twelve stones of the breastplate and the two stones of the shoulder-ornaments were considered by the Jews to be the most precious.

Both Book of Ezekiel, xxviii, 13, and Book of Revelation, xxi,are patterned after the model of the rational [clarification needed] and further allude to the Twelve Tribes of Israel. The Book of Stones is a new edition of the best-selling guide to some of Earths most beautiful natural introductory chapters detail the authors theories about how to work with crystals and stonesincluding the concept of crystal resonance and the scientific observation that living organisms (such as ourselves) are liquid crystalline structures/5.

Most precious stones belong to such formations as granitic, pdf, porphyritic rocks, and are pdf found in the débris of such; and although certain diamond-bearing soils may be of a comparatively recent age, they are for all that made up of the constituents of the older rocks.

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