Turquoise - Mines, Minerals, and Wearable Art
Mark P. Block
Schiffer Publishing Ltd. (2017)
In Collection
Paperback 9780764353642
Explore the fascinating history and contemporary influence of turquoise as a gemstone of choice for collectors, artists, and jewelry wearers. Immerse yourself in its history from ancient times to the present, and the influence of Native American artists in making this gemstone an enduring part of popular culture in America. Illustrated with over 500 color images, this updated second edition includes nearly 150 photos never seen before. It shows turquoise from Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Nevada, plus Australia, China, and Iran, and the major localities in between. The gems appear in their natural state, cut, polished, and set into silver and gold jewelry. Extensive text details the gems’ values and the many mines that have relinquished turquoise over thousands of years.
Product Details
LoC Control Number 2017933324
Edition 2nd
Cover Price 29.99 CHF
No. of Pages 176
Height x Width 280 x 215  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Store Amazon.com
Location B 13
Purchase Price 25.00 CHF
Purchase Date décembre 2017
Condition First hand
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