Turquoise: The World Story of a Fascinating Gemstone, Updated Edition
A large coffee table book with high quality images and expert insight.
- Large Turquoise Book
- High Quality Pages
- High Definition, Colorful Images
- Written By Experts
Turquoise: The World Story of a Fascinating Gemstone focuses on the latest information in science and art from the greatest turquoise collections around the world. Turquoise has been mined on six continents and traded by cultures throughout human history. The Europeans, Chinese, Mayans, Aztecs, Incas, and Southwest Native Americans have all traded Turquoise. It has been set in silver and gold jewelry, cut and shaped into statues, and even formed to represent gods in many religions. This gemstone is displayed in museums around the world, representing the arts and traditions of societies, throughout history, since the dawn of time.
Written by Joe Dan Lowry and Joe P Lowry. They are world renowned for their knowledge about turquoise and are sought after for lectures and interviews. Between the two of them, they own turquoise mines and work to develop the Turquoise Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Page Count: 256 Pages
Size: 12.54" x 11.08" x 1.14"
Manufactured: Printed in China
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