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Turquoise: the gem of the centuries

Turquoise: the gem of the centuries

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Published by Treasure Chest Publications in Santa Fe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turquoise

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 394 B816T8 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22036594M

    Turquoise is the traditional birthstone for the month of December and the gem of the 11th anniversary. 4, BC Turquoise buried in Ancient Egyptian tombs is among the world’s oldest jewelry.   Turquoise, the Gem of the Centuries: O. T. Branson: : Books. This color illustrated book features turquoise from different mines around the world, and what local artisans have done with the stone. It describes the history of each mine and how to tell the stones.

      I’m definitely a fan of turquoise jewelry, but I don’t usually pore over books on the subject. So I’m pretty sure it was the under-line, “The Gem of the Centuries” that got me to pick up this vintage title from What got me to actually buy the book and take it home, though, was the map inside, Turquoise Mines of the Southwest. Specimens of various turquoise stones are placed on. This 15thth century icon of Mexican (Aztec) art, was probably worn on the chest on ceremonial occasions. ©The Trustees of the British Museum Turquoise is one of the world’s most ancient gems. Archaeological excavations revealed that the rulers of ancient Egypt adorned themselves with turquoise jewelry, and Chinese artisans were carving it more than 3, years ago.

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