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

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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.

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vi, 52 leaves : ill.

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Pledger, Leon Monroe 1946.

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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.

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Pledger, Leon Monroe. The Preparation of Stones of Walker County, Texas for Use as Sets in Jewelry, thesis, 1946; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75511/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .