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Amber, the golden gem of the ages

Patty C. Rice

Amber, the golden gem of the ages

by Patty C. Rice

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Published by Kosciuszko Foundation in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amber.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatty C. Rice.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE391.A5 R52 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 289 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2403456M
    LC Control Number87033895

    Much of the information for this amber page originates from the brilliant and inclusive Patty C. Rice publication: Rice, P.C. Amber, the golden gem of the ages. Kosciuszko Foundation, New York. Read on for additional references! Aber, S.W. Welcome to the World of Amber. World Congress on Amber Inclusions, Session Program, p.   The Golden Compass is the first book in the trilogy His Dark Materials, which gets its name from a passage in John Milton's Paradise Lost, quoted at the beginning of the novel. Philip Pullman has said, "Milton's angels are not seriously meant to be believed - /5(K).

    A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman's award-winning The Golden Compass is the first in the His Dark Materials series, which continues with The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. A Number One New York Times Best Seller. Winner of the Guardian Prize for . We Are Giants is a gem of a first novel about relationships, family relations, growing up and making friends. It's suitable for boys and girls, Year 4 - 6. Although the narrator is a Year 5 girl (including grammatical mistakes such as 'Me and Jade ' - annoying for me as an English teacher), there is a boy main character in the novel /5.

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Rice's Amber presents a comprehensive reference for the general collector, carver, or the scientist. She begins with the history. item 3 book amber the golden gem of the ages x7” 1lb oz pc rice 1st ed - book amber the golden gem of the ages x7” 1lb oz pc rice 1st ed $ Free shippingWritten: COVID Resources.

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This book describes the Baltic amber industry which has utilized amber as a gem stone throughout the ages. It also describes a variety of fossil resins, their characteristic and locations.

It includes the most recent research and directs other researchers to sources such the Internet and publications. Amber is fossilized tree resin, which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times.

Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used in has also been used as a healing agent in folk medicine.

There are five classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical constituents. same as amber. Cite this entry as: () golden gem of the ages. In: Manutchehr-Danai M. (eds) Dictionary of Gems and Gemology. Amber may also be used to achieve longevity, and is a marvelous gem for the elderly.

[Simmons, 24] As a love crystal, golden-orange Amber is a symbol of beauty and tenderness, a good-luck talisman for increasing natural radiance and attracting lasting love. More frequently amber is discovered without insect inclusions. Sometimes large masses of amber is found.

Below are a number of pieces of Dominican amber that have been polished. These are some of the larger and more impressive 'amber chunks'. Large pieces such as these are VERY infrequently found. Amber: Golden Gem of the Ages.

The associate curator and organizer of the amber exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York has produced a handsome volume richly illustrated with color plates. The authors discuss the chemical composition and botanical origin of Baltic amber.

“Baltic Amber: A Paleobiological Study,” S.G. Larsson, Scandinavian Science Press, Klampenborg, pp., (). Book not seen. “Amber – The Golden Gem of the Ages,” P.C. Rice, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, pp., (). General information on. The Amber Coast is the name given to a coastal strip of the Baltic Sea in the northwest of Kaliningrad (Russia, Kaliningrad Oblast, Sambia Peninsula, formerly northern East Prussia in Germany).In this area amber (Baltic amber) has been excavated since the midth century and up to today in open-pit deposits – Palmnikenskoe and Primorskoe, containing 80% of world amber reserves.

This glittering gem will leave readers of all ages eagerly awaiting the next installment of Lyra's adventures.first printing; $, ad/promo. Ages up. (Apr.). Baltic amber is also the best known amber due to European history. Homer mentions it in his Odyssee, BB.C.E.: “ a necklace of gold, with amber beads was it strung between ”.

Amber from the "New World" like Mexico and the Dominican Republic was. Amber: Golden Gem of the Ages, Fourth Edition is unique -- because it describes the Baltic amber industry which has utilized amber as a gem stone throughout the ages.

It also describes a variety of fossil resins, their characteristic and locations. Anyone interested in amber is well advised to read Dr. Patty C. Rice's Amber: The Golden Gem of the Ages for an exhaustive and fascinating study.

Jet, known in folklore as "black amber" or "witch's amber," was also used in jewelry, in magic and incense, and is believed to be a. Rice, Patty C., "Amber: The Golden Gem of the Ages", Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. New York, A very interesting book which focuses on the history, primarily, of Russian amber, with a small section on Dominican Amber.

This book gives a very comprehensive overview of ambers around the world. Poland’s ties with amber have a long history – as early as the Neolithic period, humans were crafting objects out of amber on Polish soil.

takes you on a journey through the folk handicraft traditions of the Kurpie region, the golden age of amber in early modern Gdańsk, and the post-war renaissance of amber artisanship. Myrrh (/ m ɜːr /; from Aramaic, but see § Etymology) is a natural gum or resin extracted from a number of small, thorny tree species of the genus Commiphora.

Myrrh resin has been used throughout history as a perfume, incense, and medicine. Myrrh mixed with wine was common across ancient cultures, for general pleasure and as an analgesic.Amber is an organic gemstone, forming from the hardened resin of ancient pine trees.

The hardening process of Amber is known as polymerization, which fossilizes the resin over many centuries and makes it hard and sturdy. Amber is formed from viscous, sticky resin, and therefore commonly contains inclusions that got stuck in the Amber and remained there when it hardened.Synonyms for golden at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions.

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