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

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Origin, history, structure, and form of gem; pearl fisheries of Asia, Africa, Europe, and Americas, with maps locating regions; mystical and medicinal properties of pearls, much more. 173 halftones.

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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. Read full review

Contents

Pearls among the Ancients
1
Medieval and Modern History
15
in Origin of Pearls
35
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