The Book of the Pearl: Its History, Art, Science and Industry

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Courier Corporation, 19 feb. 2013 - 672 pagina's
DIVThis monumental, profusely illustrated volume by two noted authorities is probably the largest single collection of data on the subject of pearls. Its enormous amount of detailed information covers their origin and history, structure, and form; the pearl fisheries of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas; fascinating facts and lore on pearl-culture and pearl-farming; the gem's mystical and medicinal properties; famous pearl collections around the world; and much more. Over 180 illustrations enhance the highly readable text, sure to intrigue any lover of gems.
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Excellent and authoritative review of pearls in jewelry in history and folklore by the former vice-president of Tiffany & Co., and America's "Gem Expert" for many years. Volledige review lezen

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ORIGIN OF PEARLS
51
EAST AFRICAN PEARL FIsHERIEs
153
THE BRITISH IsLEs
159
THE CoNTINENT or EURQPE
168
tAun
285
xn MYs1IcAL AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF PEARLS
301
VALUES AND COMMERCE OF PEARI s
319
AR1 s
375
FAMOUS PEARLS AND COLLEc1IONs
449
IN MoUNDS AND GRAvES
485
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