Whitby jet

by Helen Muller

Publisher: Shire in Oxford, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 56 Downloads: 669
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Subjects:

  • Jet (Precious stone),
  • Jewelry making,
  • Jewelry trade,
  • History

Edition Notes

Previous ed.: published as Jet jewellery and ornaments. Aylesbury: Shire, 1980.

StatementHelen and Katy Muller
SeriesShire library -- no. 52
ContributionsMuller, Katy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK5755 .M85 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24883516M
ISBN 100747807310
ISBN 109780747807315
LC Control Number2010483220
OCLC/WorldCa310156320

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The jet found in Whitby was from the early Jurassic period and was a product of fossilized wood from a species similar to the evergreen known as the Monkey Puzzle tree.

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Bower, Journal of the Society of Arts, Vol. 22, No.pp.(). The article is a printed version of a public lecture given by the author on the history of the use of jet for personal adornment, and of its manufacture in some workshops in Whitby which provided work to about individuals. A very interesting and informative book on the history of Whitby Jet jewellry.

Having collected and cut and polished Jet from this area in the 's, I had always wondered about the origins of the material and why the jewellry made from the product became so popular in the Victorian era/5(17).

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