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Author Morgan, Diane, 1947-

Title Gemlore : ancient secrets and modern myths from the stone age to the rock age / Diane Morgan.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  398.26 MORG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 205 pages ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-196) and index.
Contents Agate: Goodness and Grounding -- Amber: Sun, Seas, and Trees -- Amethyst: Temperance, Royalty, and Spirituality -- Aquamarine: Sea Nymphs, Tears, and Treasure -- Bloodstone: Blood, Men, and Martyrs -- Carnelian: The Mecca Stone -- Cat's-Eye: The Cry of the Demon -- Chalcedony: The Beautiful Weapon -- Chrysoprase: Grace-Giving Green -- Citrine: Happiness and Wealth -- Coral: The Antidote to Tempests -- Diamond: The Invincible -- Emerald: Peace, Wisdom, and Immortality -- Garnet: The Magic Bullet -- Hematite: Blood and Iron -- Jade: The Dragon Seed -- Jasper: Rejoicing the Hearts of the Gods -- Jet: Symbol of Sorrow - and Virginity Tester -- Lapis Lazuli: Blue Heaven and Golden Stars -- Malachite: Eye of Peacock, Eye of Hours -- Moonstone: The Goddess Within -- Onyx: The Lonely Stone -- Opal: The Rainbow Stone -- Pearl: Cultured and Pure -- Peridot: Zabargad's Secret -- Rock Crystal: The Visionary Rainmaker -- Rose Quartz: The Heart of Love -- Ruby: Precious, Passionate, and Powerful -- Sapphire: The Stone of Heaven -- Sardonyx: A Cure for Stupidity -- Smoky Quartz: Dark Magic -- Topaz: Containing the Demons, Controlling the Winds -- Turquoise: The Balancing Stone -- Zircon: The Renegade Gem.
Subject Gems -- Folklore.
ISBN 9780313344053 (alk. paper)
0313344051 (alk. paper)