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JET JEWELLERY AND ORNAMENTS (second hand copy)

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JET JEWELLERY AND ORNAMENTS

(second hand copy in very good condition)

By Helen Muller

This booklet chronicles the history of jet as a jewel in Great Britain and the rest of Europe from Bronze Age times to the present day. It discusses the geology and origin of jet and describes its chemical and physical properties.

Jet is particularly associated with Whitby in North Yorkshire, and the author gives an account of the flourishing Whitby jet industry of the nineteenth century. The illustrations include photographs of the craftsmen at work. 

 

Published by Shire Publications Ltd. 1980. Soft cover. This book is in very good condition.


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Size: 21 x 15 centimetres (approx A5 size).
Weight: 70 grams


PRICE: £3.00
JET JEWELLERY AND ORNAMENTS (second hand copy)