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Skip to main content. This banner text can Folk-lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz. Publication date Publisher Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user Pages: Many of the types exist in the collection of folk-lore precious stones exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition inand now in Folk-lore of Precious Stones book Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.

Other types are drawn from the Morgan Col lection exhibited at the Paris Expositions of andwhich, with additions, is now in Morgan Hall, in the /5(10). Title: The Curious Lore of Precious Stones Being a description of their sentiments and folk lore etc.

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Crystal gazing, birth-stones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and planetary Language: English: LoC Class. George Frederick Kunz was an American mineralogist and mineral collector. He was the founder and president of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts inspecial agent for the US Geological Survey (), a research curator at the Museum of Natural History in New York City, and the leading advocate in the establishment of the international carat as a unit of measure for precious s: 0.

The Curious Lore of Precious Stones; Being a Description of Their Sentiments and Folk Lore, Superstitions, Symbolism, Mysticism, Use in Medicine.

Birthstones, Lucky Stones and Talismans, as. Kunz, George Frederick. Gemstones are so fascinating. Their colors, properties, myths, and legends are diverse and re about stones has been revered and honored for centuries in all cultures.

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The information presented on these pages was compiled from a wide variety of rock, gem and lapidary books and from information gathered on the internet. The Curious Lore of Precious Stones: Being a Description of Their Sentiments and Folk Lore, Superstitions, Symbolism, Mysticism, Use in Medicine, Protection, Prevention, Religion, and Divination, Crystal Gazing, Birthstones, Lucky Stones and Talismans, Astral, Zodiacal and Planetary.

The Curious Lore Of Precious Stones: Being A Description Of Their Sentiments And Folk Lore, Superstitions, Symbolism, Mysticism, Use In Medicine, Protection, Prevention, Religion, And Divination ; Crystal Gazing, Birthstones, Lucky Stones And Talismans, Astral, Zodiacal, And Planetary The subtitle.

CHAPTER XV. RINGS AND PRECIOUS STONES. From a very early period, rings and precious stones have held a prominent place in the traditionary lore, customs, and superstitions of most nations. Thus rings have been supposed "to protect from evil fascinations of every kind, against the evil eye, the influence of demons, and dangers of every possible character; though it was not simply in the.

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Much of the traditional gem lore that has survived was passed down through treatises on precious stones called lapidaries. According to Maria Leach's Standard Dictionary of Folklore, "Belief in the supernatural properties of precious stones goes back beyond recorded history.

An early cuneiform tablet gives a list of stones facilitating. "Snakestones and Stone Thunderbolts," Folk-Lore. xxiii. America may be added to the area over which the belief in the ammonite snake stone is distributed.

A fragment of an ammonite presented by a Sioux chief as "good medicine" was exhibited at the Folk-Lore Congress of International Folk-Lore Congress, p.

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[George Frederick Kunz] -- Excerpts from history and folklore trace the unusual. (NOTE: Kunz worked with Mathilde Laigle to write the Book of Pearl (part: "Années de professorat aux États-Unis")) George F. Kunz Papers at New-York Historical Society; The Curious Lore of Precious Stones () at Internet Archive; Folk-lore of Precious Stones () at Internet Archive; Gems and precious stones of North ion: Cooper Union.

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By Dr. Kunz. xiv + + 63 plates, and numerous illustrations in the text. (Philadelphia and London: J. Lippincott. The curious lore of precious stones being a description of their sentiments and folk lore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal gazing, birthstones, lucky stones and talismans, astral, zodiacal, and : Gems -- Folklore.

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Lippincott Company, ), by George Frederick Kunz (illustrated HTML pages at ); The Magic of Jewels and Charms (first edition; Philadelphia. Precious Stones: A Book of Reference for Jewellers (Philadelphia and London: J.

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Ruby is the single Gemstone that evokes strong response and has been the subject of countless lore’s. Here are 10 interesting one line lore’s associated with the Ratna Nayaka-The King of Gems-The Ruby.

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