Mogok - Valley of Rubies & Sapphires
Ted Themelis
A & T Publishing (2000)
In Collection
Myanmar, Gemstones, Ruby, Corundum, Sapphire
Hardcover 9780940965201
Mogôk - Valley of Rubies & Sapphires is the first major and the most comprehensive work in recent years on the fabled gem-mining district of Mogôk in Upper Burma (Myanmar). This millennium edition is written by Ted Themelis over a three-year period of exhaustive original research and firsthand experience on the legendary and forbidden Mogôk Ruby Land. The book examines the fascinating story of the famous gem mines of Mogôk. It takes you to a breathtaking journey through the Ruby Wars, legends, myths, folklore and tales of Old Burma describing the Ruby People, their customs, traditions, religion and superstitions.
Mogôk - Valley of Rubies & Sapphires is more than a book. It combines incisive text and vivid photojournalism, providing a stunning visual feast of the most exciting sights of Mogôk along with information not available anywhere else.
Product Details
LoC Classification TS755.R82 .T49 2000
LoC Control Number 98096453
No. of Pages 270
Height x Width 280 x 216  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location A 2
Purchase Price 99.00 CHF
Current Value 500.00 CHF
Purchase Date 2008
Condition First hand
Library of Congress
Ted Themelis