Burma Ruby - A History of Mogok's Rubies from Antiquity to the Present
S.K. Samuels
SKS Enterprises (2003)
In Collection
#46
5*
Science
Myanmar, Corundum
Hardcover 9780972532303
English
Provides a general yet complete introduction to Burma, surveying that country's ancient history and culture, its experience through WWII, and its current economic situation while maintaining its focus on rubies from Burma's renowned Mogok mines.
Also addresses the topics of enhancement, heat treatment, smuggling, and provenance of rubies and discusses the unique properties of Burmese rubies and sapphires. Provides tips on buying rubies in Burma. Includes heretofore unpublished statistics about historical and recent production and sales of rubies in Burma and a hitherto unpublished listing of significant rubies and sapphires sold from 1965 to 2002.
Product Details
No. of Pages 254
Height x Width 240 x 155  mm
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Store Amazon.com
Location B 5
Purchase Price 53.00 CHF
Purchase Date novembre 2012
Condition Perfect
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