Collecting Agates and Jaspers of North America

Author: Patti Polk

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440237514

Category: Reference

Page: 272

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Treasures of the Earth From the author of Collecting Rocks, Gems and Minerals and one of the leading agate collectors in the world, comes this comprehensive guide to collecting agates and jaspers, the most sought after types of collectible rocks on the market today. Designed with all beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for advanced enthusiasts, Collecting Agates and Jaspers helps rockhounds discover these treasures of North America. • The only book on agates and jaspers to offer values. • Featuring nearly 700 beautiful color pictures, descriptions and technical information, the book provides an easy-to-use, quick reference format perfect for home and field. • Organized by U.S. states and provinces in Canada and Mexico, with introductions pinpointing each area's best spots and what you can find there.

The Crystal Guide

Identification, Purpose, Powers and Values

Author: Patti Polk

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781440247187

Category: Crystals

Page: 256

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The magical world of crystals! Crystals have been used as items of great spiritual significance and powerful personal adornments for thousands of years. Whether collected for their beauty, for research, or as tools in healing practices, The Crystal Guide provides a comprehensive reference to crystals, their purpose, spiritual qualities, and how to identify them in one easy-to-use and dazzlingly colorful book. Organized alphabetically, the book spotlights more than 200 of the most popular crystals, from andalusite to zoisite, and includes an overview of each one, along with mineral, astrological, chakra, numerical, and metaphysical properties, and value. Other features include: * 400+ delightful color photos * Tips for locating, buying, and collecting * Geological formation of crystals * Use and care of crystals

Gems and Precious Stones of North America

A Popular Description of Their Occurrence, Value, History, Archæology, and of the Collections in which They Exist, Also a Chapter on Pearls, and on Remarkable Foreign Gems Owned in the United States. Illustrated with Eight Colored Plates and Numerous Minor Engravings

Author: George Frederick Kunz

Publisher: New York : Scientific Publishing Company


Category: Gems

Page: 336

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The Splendor of Dresden, Five Centuries of Art Collecting

An Exhibition from the State Art Collections of Dresden, German Democratic Republic : the National Gallery of Art, Washington, June 1-September 4, 1978, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Oct. 21, 1978-January 13, 1979, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, February 18-May 26, 1979

Author: National Gallery of Art (U.S.),Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.),Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 0870991779

Category: Art

Page: 279

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Handpicked Tours of North America

Author: Canadian Automobile Association,Reader's Digest Association (Canada)

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association (Canada) in conjunction with the Canadian Automobile Association

ISBN: 9780888501196

Category: Canada

Page: 447

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