The Preparation of Stones of Walker County, Texas for Use as Sets in Jewelry

Description:

Since the East Texas area has many minerals in the categories which yield semiprecious stones of commercial value--jasper, wood agate, wood opal, and silicified stone, the author undertook this study to determine: (1) the extent which these minerals could be utilized as sources for gems; (2) the equipment necessary for cutting and polishing the stones; and (3) the techniques for finishing the gems.

Creator(s): Pledger, Leon Monroe
Location(s): United States - Texas - Walker County
Creation Date: 1946  
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UNT Libraries
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UNT Theses and Dissertations
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Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1946
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United States - Texas - Walker County
Description:

Since the East Texas area has many minerals in the categories which yield semiprecious stones of commercial value--jasper, wood agate, wood opal, and silicified stone, the author undertook this study to determine: (1) the extent which these minerals could be utilized as sources for gems; (2) the equipment necessary for cutting and polishing the stones; and (3) the techniques for finishing the gems.

Degree:
Level: Master's
Department: Department of Art
Discipline: Art
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vi, 52 leaves : ill.

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Keyword(s): jasper | wood agate | wood opal | silicified stone | jewelry
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Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
UNT Theses and Dissertations
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 379 N81 no.915
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: n_00915
  • UNTCAT: b2467299 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc75511
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc75511
Resource Type: Thesis or Dissertation
Format: Text
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Access: Public
License: Copyright
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Holder: Pledger, Leon Monroe