Precious Stones

Precious Stones

For Curative Wear; and Other Remedial Uses: Likewise the Nobler Metals

1st Edition - January 1, 2007

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  • Author: W. T. Fernie
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194325

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Precious Stones: For Curative Wear; and Other Remedial Uses presents the different gem stones that is regarded as a powerful tool to cure the ailing in ancient times. This book discusses the myths, superstitions, and biblical significance associated with the stone. It particularly demonstrates the belief of ancient people in the power of the diamond. Some of the topics covered in the book are the weight, historical background, and healing effects of diamond. Considerable chapters examine the weight, origin, and healing effects of these gem stone, including amethyst, aqua-marine, ruby, calcium, copper, jade, jasper, emerald, iron, and lapis lazuli. The remaining chapters are devoted to the occult power of other precious stones. The book can provide useful information to the general reader.

Table of Contents


  • Abraham's Precious Stone

    Adamant (Diamond)

    Adder-Stone

    Otites (Eagle Stone)

    Jesculapius

    Agate

    Aladdin

    Alcahest

    Alchemy

    Alumina

    Amber

    Amethyst (Stone)

    Flower -

    Amianthus

    Ammonia

    Amulets

    Animal Stones

    Antipathies

    Antique Silver

    Apostle Stones

    Aqua-Marine

    Arabian Nights

    Archaus (of Helmont)

    Armenian Stone

    Artificial Stones

    Asbestos

    Bacilli

    Balas Ruby

    Bananas

    Benjamin, Tribs of

    Beryl

    Birth-Stones

    Bez0är Stone

    Blood, to Test

    Bloodstone

    Brass

    Bread

    Breastplate of High

    Priest

    Brilliants

    Byron (Heaven and Earth)

    Cabochon, En

    Cairngorm

    Calcium

    Cameos

    Cancer (Crab) in Zodiac

    Carat

    Carbuncle Stone

    Carnelian

    Cat's Eye

    Charcot

    Chrysoberyl

    Chrysolite

    Chrysoprase

    Cooking Utensils

    Copper

    Coral

    Corundums

    Cramp Rings

    Crown Jewels

    Crystal Rock

    Crystal Gazing

    Cullinan Diamond

    Dactylotheca

    Daniel, Prophet, Statue of

    Days for the Precious

    Stones

    Dee

    Diamond

    Divining Rod

    Dragon Stone

    Eagle-Stone Aetites)

    Eastern Love of Precious

    Stones

    Elizabeth, Queen

    Emerald

    Ephod of High Priest

    Epitome of Precious

    Stones

    Flint-Silica 258

    Foxglove

    Galactides

    Garnets

    Gems

    Generative Powers of Diamond

    Gold

    Gold Forms of

    Grosseteste, Bishop

    Gyges, Ring of

    Haematitis (Bloodstone)

    Haunted Houses

    Heliotrope

    Henson, Mr., Lapidary

    Herrick, Robert—Preface

    Horace (and Maecenas)

    Hyacinth Stone

    Imitation Stones

    (Jasper 174,)

    Inherited Qualities of Precious Stones

    Introduction

    Iron

    Ivan The Terrible

    Jacinth

    Jackdaw of Rheims

    Jade

    Jargoon

    Jasper

    Jet

    Jew's Eye

    Jewish Time, How Reckoned

    Jewish Amulets

    Kaiser (Talisman of)

    Kilmansegg, Legend of Kohinoor Diamond

    Lamb, Charles (Elia)

    Preface

    Lambert, Daniel

    Lapis Lazuli

    Lead

    Lime

    Loadstone

    Lunar Caustic

    Lychnites (Lamp Stone)

    Magic

    Magnesia

    Malachite

    Marbodus

    Metallurgy

    Metals

    Epitome of Mind, Dual

    Mirfield

    Mistletoe

    Montague, Lady Mary

    Months of Precious

    Stones

    Moonstone

    Nessus, Shirt of

    November (Hood)

    Occult Powers of Precious Stones

    Odours

    Onyx

    Opal

    Oriental Topaz

    Oriental Amethyst (Sapphire)

    Outward Remedies

    Paracelsus, Preface

    Pearls

    Pepys (Precious Stones)

    Pewter

    Pewter Wort

    Pigeons' Blood Ruby

    Platinum

    Point, Jack Preface

    Poisons Counteracted

    By Precious Stones

    Precious Stones

    Precious Multiply In Earth

    Precious Epitome of Yirtues

    Precious List Of

    Precious of The Months

    Precious of the Days of Week

    Precious of The Apostles

    Precious of the Zodiac

    Psychometry

    Pythagoras

    Quartzes

    Radium

    Rajah of Borneo's

    Diamond

    Revised Old Testament

    Rings of Cardinals of Queen Elizabeth

    Rings of Saint Mark

    Rings Cramp

    Rings Occult

    Rings Poison

    Rock Crystal

    Rosary, And Scapular

    Ruby

    Balas

    Bohemian

    Salamander Stone

    San Graal

    Sapphire

    Sard

    Sardonyx

    Sentiment

    Precious Stones

    Serpent Stone

    Silica, See Flint

    Silver

    Sinbad the Sailor

    Smaragdus (Emerald)

    Solomon, Wisdom of—Preface

    Soul Stones

    Spinel

    Spirits in Stones

    Spiritual Yirtues of Precious Stones

    Spurious Stones

    Stone Eater

    To Lick for Cure

    Stone, to Dissolve

    Sulphur

    Sympathies

    Talismans

    Telepathy

    Tin

    Tinfoil

    Toadstone

    Topaz

    Oriental

    Tourmaline

    Tumors, Against

    Turquoise

    Urim and Thummim

    Vanadium

    Verdigris

    Vinegar

    Virtues of Precious Stones

    Wounds, to Heal

    Wounds, to Loadstone

    Wounds, to Sard

    Wounds, to Tinfoil

    Zinc


Product details

  • No. of pages: 508
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1907
  • Published: January 1, 2007
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194325

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