Turquoise

Turquoise

The World Story of A Fascinating Gemstone

Book - 2010
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Gibbs-Smith

Turquoise has been mined on six continents and traded by cultures throughout the world's history, including the European, Chinese, Mayan, Aztec, Inca, and Southwest Native American. It has been set in silver and gold jewelry, cut and shaped into fetish animals, and even formed to represent gods in many religions. This gemstone is displayed in museums around the world, representing the arts and traditions of prehistoric, historic, and modern societies. Turquoise focuses on the latest information in science and art from the greatest turquoise collections around the globe.



Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423602897
1423602897
Branch Call Number: 553.87 LOW
Characteristics: 256 p. :,col. ill. ;,32 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lowry, Joe P. 1943-

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