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Amber: Golden Gem of the Ages

Fourth Edition

by Patty, C. Rice

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Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science: General Issues,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Nature-Natural Resources,
  • Science / General,
  • Amber

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8534079M
    ISBN 101425938493
    ISBN 109781425938499


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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/5(6). 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. Amber: Golden Gem of the Ages By Patty C. Rice, Ph.D. This book describes the Baltic amber industry Amber: Golden Gem of the Ages book has utilized amber as a gem stone throughout the ages.

It also describes a variety of fossil resins, their characteristic and locations. Amber, the golden gem of the ages --Human aspects of amber --The history of Baltic amber --Amber gatherers --The curious lore of amber --Scientific aspects --Physical and chemical properties with appropriate tests --Scientific studies of amber --Amber varieties-fossil resins other than Baltic succinite --Natural resins resembling amber --Commercial aspects --Imitations of amber and their.

Amber, the Golden Gem of the Ages - Second Edition by Rice, Patty C. Van Nostrand Reinhold, Van Nostrand Reinhold 2nd Edition Good+/ Bright plasticised cover, pos penned inside cover, tight pages with occassional pen marks and underlining.

pages. Illsutrated, some in color. In Plastic. 2nd Edition. Paperback. Good+. See details - 1st ed Amber: The Golden Gem of the Ages by Patty C Rice (hardcover, )Written: Amber, the golden gem of the ages. [Patty C Rice] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Amber, the golden gem of the ages by Rice, Patty C. Publication date Topics Amber Publisher New York. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Amber Golden GEM of the Ages at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

This excellent book on amber contains details of amber's formation, geographical locations, history, folklore, identification and present-day importance in jewelry. Although small in size and number of pages, this book is packed full of useful and fascinating information about amber and its past.

same as amber. Cite this entry as: () golden gem of the ages. In: Manutchehr-Danai M. (eds) Dictionary of Gems and Gemology. 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.

Amber Benson's The Golden Age of Death is the final book in the Calliope Reaper-Jones series about Callie's trials and tribulations over becoming the C.E.O.

of Death Inc. Golden Age is from Callie's and every other character's POV in the book/5(45). Divided into two sections (amber in nature and amber in art) - this book discusses the origins of amber, the trees that create it, its geographical distribution (largely in the Baltic area), and the animal life preserved in it.

Examples of Amber from the American Museum of History. 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. Amber has been used for many generations as a medicinal gem, from the Middle Ages up until the early 20th century. Although it is an amorphous gem, it is still used for its crystal healing abilities.

Since the time of Hippocrates in ancient Greece, amber and its resinous extracts have been used to cure and alleviate a variety of health ailments. View the profiles of people named Amber Golden. Join Facebook to connect with Amber Golden and others you may know.

Facebook gives people the power to. Cite this entry as: () Golden Age of Amber. In: Manutchehr-Danai M. (eds) Dictionary of Gems and Gemology. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Amber is one of the world’s oldest and most coveted treasures, a “Gold of the Sea” intrinsically formed by light and life, preserved by time and washed upon the shores for humanity, a talisman of beauty, protection and renewal.

Filled with colourful artworks, expertly-written background text and useful specifications of sailing ships, The Golden Age of Sail is a visually sumptuous guide to.

Amber has been used for many generations as a medicinal gem, from the Middle Ages up until the early 20th century. Although it is an amorphous gem, it is still used for its crystal healing abilities.

Since the time of Hippocrates in ancient Greece, amber and its resinous extracts have been used to cure and alleviate a variety of health ailments. The fastest-growing local history, general history, transport and specialist interest history publisher in the UK.

Amberley Publishing provides a fresh approach to regional and general history. AMBER Ezek27; Amber is the fossilized resin of pine trees. It ranges in color from golden yellow to orange-brown.

In the KJV, amber is mentioned three times by Ezekiel (Ezek27; ). Other versions use the terms glowing metal or gleaming bronze. It is the Hebrew word hashmal.

The exact original meaning of the word is uncertain. Stone Age gravesites dating back to 8, BCE have yielded amulets with spiral patterns, beads, and pendants carved from of the first materials used for ornamentation, amber’s placement with the dead in ritualistic formations indicates prehistoric peoples revered this gemstone.

Amber is so light that it will float in salt water. Amber's low density makes it difficult to imitate with glass or plastic, which have much higher densities. By way of comparison, the total volume of a 5 carat piece of amber is times the volume of a 5 carat piece of zircon (one of the denser gem.

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.

Jewelry - Jewelry - Middle Ages: Ancient Rome, which had brought its culture to other parts of Europe and to northern Africa and southwestern Asia, began to lose its vitality in the early Christian era; by the end of the 4th century ce, its civilization was in full decline.

Although its power was gone, Roman culture was indelibly imprinted on Western civilization. The legendary figure's career started in the very early s, before the Golden Age of porn. Just how many adult films Holmes appeared in is not known, as actors were not given credit prior to.

Colors of Amber stones. The characteristic color of amber is that warm golden to brown yellow, but the stone actually comes in various shades from green to a reddish orange and dark brown. Occasionally, you may see whitish, bluish, and even blackish exemplars.

Red, blue, and green Amber gems are very rare. Baltic amber - extremely rare male wedge-shaped beetle (Rhipiphoridae). They are one of the most unusual beetle families, in that they are parasitoids - different groups within the family attack different hosts, but most are associated with bees or vespid wasps, while some others are associated with often have abbreviated elytra, and branched antennae.

The Middle Ages was a period that spanned approximately years and is normally restricted to Europe and the Byzantine material remains we have from that time, including jewelry, can vary greatly depending on the place and time of their creation, especially as Christianity discouraged the burial of jewellery as grave goods, except for royalty and important clerics, who were often.

About The Golden Age of Death. Meet Amber Benson’s "authentically original creation" (Locus) My name is Calliope Reaper-Jones (Callie to my friends). I’m Death’s Daughter and—as of very recently—the (reluctant) head of my father’s company, Death, Inc.

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From shop TheFlyingHostess. 5 out of 5 stars (2,) 2, reviews. It represents the everlasting connection of eternal love. Amber is also the 10 th anniversary gem. In New Age beliefs Amber is known to open the third Chakra. It helps offer mental clarity, impart confidence and balance moods. Amber for Fashion Purposes.

Amber has been utilized in jewelry si BCE. The priestly breastplate (Hebrew: חֹשֶׁן ‎ ẖošen) was a sacred breastplate worn by the High Priest of the Israelites, according to the Book of the biblical account, the breastplate is sometimes termed the breastplate of judgment, because the Urim and Thummim were placed within it.

These stones were, at times, used to determine God's will in a particular situation (see. The amber museum was established in Kaliningrad because near the town of Yantarnoye there is the largest (out of the discovered) deposit of the Baltic gem - more than 90% of the world's reserves.

[7] For ten years since the process of restoration of the historical and architectural complex was under way. Amber artefacts dating back to the Stone Age have been found in what is now Germany and Denmark. Made by the sun "Stone Age man imbued amber with supernatural properties and used it to wear and to worship," says Mr Federman.

"Amber took on great value and significance to, among others, the Assyrians, Egyptians, Etruscans, Phoenicians and Greeks. Amber by Tom Taffel, member, SFGMS since The Amber Room at Saint Catherine's Palace.

One of the four organic gem stones: amber, coral, ivory and pearls, Amber derives its name from the Arabic word for the vomit of sperm whales - a waxy material used for making perfumes.

Shoppe Amber Interiors is a home and lifestyle store created by Amber Lewis of Amber Interior Design. The Shoppes carry a unique selection of quality-driven, handmade product for every element of the home including its own furniture line 'Made by Shoppe,' vintage pillows, rugs, lighting, home decor and more.

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For simplicity, we've used this title as the group label for. The Amber Room, from its conception to the Regency First, a bit about amber. This often golden substance is the fossilized resin of conifer trees which grew in massive forests many millions of years ago.

These conifers released a sticky resin to heal wounds to their trunks and branches.2 days ago  The natural world, however, is a dominant force in this absorbing novel, the extreme elements reflecting the mood of the holiday makers, a disparate group of ages .