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Precious stones considered in their scientific and artistic relations.

Church, A. H.

Precious stones considered in their scientific and artistic relations.

With a catalogue of the Townshend collection.

by Church, A. H.

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Published by H.M. Stationery off., by Wyman & sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy A. H. Church.
    ContributionsTownshend, Chauncy Hare, 1798-1868., Victoria and Albert Museum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE392 .C5 1905
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 135 p.
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6962208M
    LC Control Number05036277
    OCLC/WorldCa3939779

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones LESSON I HOW STONES ARE DISTINGUISHED FROM ONE ANOTHER. Precious Stones Distinguished by their Properties. One precious stone is best distinguished from another just as substances of other types are distinguished, that is to say, by their example, salt and sugar are both white, both are soluble in water, and both . ‘Precious Stones’ was created in by Eileen Agar in Surrealism style. Find more prominent pieces of figurative at – best visual art : Eileen Agar.

    PRECIOUS MINERAL STONES AND THEIR HOLISTIC MEDICINE USES. Mineral stones as we know them today provide many uses. Building, artistic decoration and provision of fuel to name but a few. One of the most fascinating attributes however is their use in holistic medicine. This is no new thing. Many people believe in the healing power of certain stones. Precious stones considered in their scientific and artistic relations. With a catalogue of the Townshend collection. By A. H. Church Church, A. H. (Arthur Herbert), [ Book: ] View online (access conditions) At Museums Victoria.

    The mission of the Precious Stones Program is to empower youth girls to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their personal potential. By promoting brilliance in mind, body, and spirit the program aims to improve self-esteem, social .   In fact, there are several “semiprecious” gems that are much rarer than diamond, emerald, ruby, and sapphire. For example, tanzanite is extremely rare and is found in only one place (Tanzania), but isn’t considered precious. Other examples of very rare semiprecious stones include alexandrite and tsarovite : Rivers Rivers.


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Precious stones considered in their scientific and artistic relations. [London]: Printed for the Committee of Council on Education by Chapman and Hall, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: A H Church; Chaucey Hare Townshend; Victoria and Albert Museum.

Precious Stones: Considered in Their Scientific and Artistic Relations, with a Catalogue of the Townshend Collection of Gems in the South Kensington Museum Issue 24 of South Kensington Museum art handbooks: Authors: Arthur Herbert Church, Victoria and Albert Museum: Publisher: Committee of Council on Education, Original from: Oxford.

Precious stones: considered in their scientific and artistic relations ; with a catalogue of the Townshend collection of gems in the South Kensington Museum by Church, A. (Arthur Herbert), ; Townshend, Chauncy.

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TOURMALINE. The tourmaline is marked out from all other precious stones by a very complex chemical constitution, and by a very interesting optical structure. Its hardness, tosuffices to protect it from wear, while the range and quality of the colours which it exhibits commend it to those persons who appreciate the artistic value of jewellery in which other stones besides.

Full text of "Precious stones considered in their scientific and artistic a catalogue of the Townshend collection" See other formats. A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone, or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments.

However, certain rocks (such as lapis lazuli and opal) and occasionally organic materials that are not minerals (such as amber, jet, and pearl) are also used for jewelry and.

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Streeter - pages; Precious Stones: Considered in their Scientific and Artistic Relations () - By: A. Church - pages. Sir Arthur Herbert Church KCVO FCS (June 2, – ) was a British chemist, expert on pottery, stones and chemistry of paintings, who discovered turacin in and several minerals, including the only British cerium mineral.

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New ed. Church, A.H. Precious Stones considered in their scientific and artistic relations. His Majesty's Stationery Office, Wyman & Sons. George Frederick Kunz (): The Curious Lore of Precious Stones. Lippincott Company, pp. George Frederick Kunz (): Shakespeare and Precious Stones, Philadelpha & London, J.B.

Lippincott. Arthur Herbert Church, Precious Stones: Considered in Their Scientific and Artistic Relations, with a Catalogue of the Townshend Collection of Gems in the South Kensington Museum: The other forms given to faceted stones are not of sufficient importance to need description; the star-cut and the pendeloque may just be named as patterns.

Page - Full-page Illustrations and 4 Colored Plates A description, in altogether a new fashion, of gems and gem minerals, their nature and history, comprehensible to every reader, and of prime value to students and to jewelers. The general reader will enjoy the simple descriptions of the origin, development, and treatment of the diamond, sapphire, and other precious stones, as.

The Cultural Significance of Precious Stones in Early Modern England Cassandra Auble provides an account of each stone‘s scientific, commercial, artistic, and historical A Book of Precious Stones: the identification of gems and gem minerals, and an account.

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H. Church, This (republished ) book outlines the knowledge at the time of gems and precious stones. It is surprisingly accurate and most is still current.

It is a completely revised version of the book “Handbook of Precious Stones”. It covers.The “Book of Precious Stones” was written by Arabic scholar Mohammed Ben Mansur in the 13th Century AD.

It was in no small way derived from a book written by another early Arabic mineralogist named Tëifaschi, which predated Mansur’s work by about 50 years.