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Agates: Treasures of the Earth (Paperback) (MP-48a)


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Agates: Treasures of the Earth (Paperback) (MP-48a)


Agates: Treasures of the Earth (Paperback), Pabian, R. with Jackson, B., Tandy, P., Cromartie, J., (MP-48a)size 6" x 9", 2006, Published by Firefly Book, ISBN 978-1-77085-644-8, 184 pages including color photos and illustrations on almost every page. Description: Agates are probably the most common gemstones on Earth. They have been used to create ornaments for around 7,000 years, and have been recorded on every continent and in several different geological environments. Since the mid-1900's agate collecting has become very popular in Europe, North America and the Middle East. This book is intended to present the current state of knowledge of these gems. Thus, the goal is to acquaint the novice and remind the advanced collector of the rich geological and cultrual significance of these most beautiful stones, and to take the reader on a tour of the geolographical distribution of agates across the world.


SKU MP-48a
Price $19.95