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book of precious stones

the identification of gems and gem minerals
  • 365 Pages
  • 4.95 MB
  • English
G. P. Purnam"s sons , New York and London
Precious s
LC ClassificationsQE392 .W8
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 365 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23376679M
LC Control Number09030640

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THE RUBY (JACYNTH) Of all the stones the yaqut (ruby) has the first place in grade, beauty, and rank. 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.

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Rothschild, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as : The general reader will enjoy the simple descriptions of the origin, development, and treatment of the diamond, sapphire, and other precious stones, as well as of the beautiful semi-precious.

As for the foundation-stones of the city wall, which were beautified with various kinds of precious stones, the first was jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald, the fifth sardonyx, the sixth sardius, World English Bible The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones.

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6 And I went towards the south, and it was burning day and night, where there were seven mountains of precious stones, three towards the east and three towards the south. 7 And those towards the east were of coloured stone, and one was of pearl, and one of healing stone; and those towards the south, of red stone.

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A Hand-book of Precious Stones Item Preview remove-circle mineral, specific gravity, precious stones, public domain, yellow quartz, rose quartz, lapis lazuli, google book, good specimens, distilled water, amazon stone Publisher G. Putnam's Sons Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google. A book of precious stones; the identification of gems and gem minerals, and an account of their scientific, commercial, artistic, and historical aspects Item.

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Each listing includes the stone's common name, its corresponding color and chakra, and a concise resume of its healing properties. Stein suggests ways to use stones to support physical and psychic well-being, by simply carrying. This classic study begins with a general analysis of precious stones followed by descriptions of their cutting and mounting and the ways in which their value and authenticity are assessed.

The remainder of this volume focuses on the diamond: its characteristics; its natural occurrences and artificial production; and its use in jewelry. 52 figures. A hand-book of precious stones by Rothschild, Meyer D. Publication date Topics Precious stones Publisher New York, London, G.P.

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Putnam's sons Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Contributor The Library of Congress Language English. Addeddate Call number This book is perhaps the best reference work on the subject, and includes numerous O Early Roman and Greek Influences.

- O Magic Gemstones of the Archangels. - O The Symbolic Nature of the Cross. - O Deciphering the Wheel of Life. - O Moon Amulets and the Blessings of Rings.

- O The Ten Most Divine Stones.These CIBJO Blue Books are sets of grading standards and nomenclature for diamonds, colored gemstones, pearls, coral, precious metals and gemmological laboratories, compiled and updated by CIBJO Commisssions.