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6 edition of Rubies of Mogok found in the catalog.

Rubies of Mogok

The Lost Buddha and the Hidden Treasure of Yunnan

by F. Leon Williams

  • 216 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Trafford Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adventure / thriller,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction / Adventure,
  • Action & Adventure

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9461216M
    ISBN 101412009618
    ISBN 109781412009614
    OCLC/WorldCa52705827

    "Both [Mogok] books are excellent. My family and myself were always involved with business of rubies and sapphires from Mogok. Never had an idea of so many other beautiful and important colored stones from Mogok as well. It's really an eye opener to me. The details and the compilation of all the stones in the back chapters of the book is very good. Mogok isn’t famous as a travel destination, but rather as the source of the highest quality of rubies in the world. The current global record for the most valuable ruby is held by a 25 carat “pigeon’s blood” ruby sourced in Mogok which sold in for $30 million at auction in Switzerland.

    Valley Of Rubies. Located about miles ( km) northeast of the city of Mandalay, the valley of Mogok has been producing some of the world's finest rubies for well over a thousand historians believe the area's earliest inhabitants were the first to discover gemstones in Myanmar, about six thousand years ago. Together with Hpa-Kant – the largest jadeite mine of Myanmar and Mongmit – the nation’s diamond and gold reserve, Mogok – the Valley of Rubies makes up the pillars of the emerging Burmese economy. Mogok is located kilometer north of Mandalay and is said to be home to 90% of the world’s high-grade rubies.

    Description: The most complete book ever on the corundum gems, ruby & sapphire. Covers all the history, crystallography, physics, chemistry, geology, inclusions, treatments, synthetics, cutting and world sources. Over references. There is no other book like it. Mogok vipassana meditation technique. The Mogok technique, developed and taught by Mogok Sayawdaw, elaborates on Buddha's teachings and emphasizes on the awareness of 'Arising' (phyit in Myanmar) and 'Passing away' (pyet in Myanmar) of everything, i.e., .


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Rubies of Mogok by F. Leon Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Burma Ruby book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. S.K. Samuels, a medical doctor who also has degrees in gemology and management, /5(2). Rubies of Mogok: The Lost Buddha and the Hidden Treasure of Yunnan Paperback – December 9, Discover delightful children's books with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers new books 5/5(2).

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: A & T Publishing, Los Angeles ( ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: 5/5(3). This reprint covers book 12 (chapters ) of The Silken East: A Record of Life and Travel in Burma, which was published in This reprint has five additional photographs from Natural Historythe Journal of the American Museum of Natural History.

These pictures show scenes from Mogok and 2/5(1). In the “Stone Tract” chapter, the author discusses the Mogok area itself, covering the geography, geology, and mines. Briefly mentioned are the Mong Hsu mines, which today produce most of the world’s rubies (albeit, treated).

At the end of the chapter, he discusses rubies and their classification, as well as the sapphires of Burma. In the “Stone Tract” chapter, the author discusses the Mogok area itself, covering the geography, geology, and mines. Briefly mentioned are the Mong Hsu mines, which today produce most of the world’s rubies (albeit, treated).

New Book Available: Pigeon Blood Valley - On the Trail of Mogok's Famed Burmese Ruby by Adolf Peretti and Thierry Falise In past decades, myths and fantasies about Mogok were nourished by its many years of forced isolation. Pigeon's Blood • Pilgrimage to Mogok – Valley of Rubies.

by Richard W. Hughes. The author makes his first pilgrimage to Burma's Mogok Stone Tract. May – All across SE Asia, the monsoon is cause for celebration, for the great rains that sweep out of the South China Sea each May nurtures their livelihood –.

Burma Rubies, R.S.G. Stokes, "Mines and Minerals of the British Empire," pp. (). A book that contains a short chapter on the mines in the vicinity of Mogok, including the workings of the Burma Ruby Mines Ltd. Where Rubies are Pebbles, F. Thatcher, The. His books include "Environmental Diplomacy" (with Lawrence Susskind, Oxford Univ.

Press) and "Treasures of the Earth: Need, Greed and a Sustainable Future" (Yale University Press). He can be followed on Twitter @saleem_ali. Mogôk - Valley of Rubies & Sapphires. by Ted Themelis. Mogôk - Valley of Rubies & Sapphires is the first major and the most comprehensive work in recent years on the fabled gem-mining district of Mogôk in Upper Burma (Myanmar).

This millennium edition is written by Ted Themelis over a three-year period of exhaustive original research and firsthand experience on the legendary and forbidden Mogôk Ruby. Download The Rubies of Burma: A Review of the Mogok Stone Tract book pdf free download link or read online here in PDF.

Read online The Rubies of Burma: A Review of the Mogok Stone Tract book pdf free download link book now. All books are in clear. Mogok, located in Myanmar (Burma) is also referred to as the "Valley of Rubies," a name made famous by the novel Mogok, the Valley of Rubies by Joseph Kessel and Stella Rodway.

Vincent Pardieu, senior manager of field gemology at GIA's Bangkok lab. In his book La Vallée des rubis (Valley of the Rubies), Joseph Kessel described a city “even more secret than Mecca, harder to reach than Lhasa”.

Half a century later, Mogok is as enchanting as ever, and getting there from Mandalay is a trip still fraught with uncertainty.

These pictures show scenes from Mogok and the ruby mines. Further six illustrations are from the Illustrated London News and Graphic frommade during the Third Anglo-Burmese War.

It also contains an article, On the Ruby Mines Near Mogok, Burma by Robert Gordon, which was originally published by the Royal Geographical Society in 4/5(1). Mogok – the valley of rubies – London DE Mogok – the valley of rubies Mogok consists of a collection of gemstone producing areas in Burma (Myanmar), sometimes referred to as the “Valley of Rubies,” a name immortalised by the book Mogok, the Valley of Rubies, authored by Joseph Kessel and Stella Rodway.

The book sheds light on the terrific risks taken and hardships faced by many unsung heroes who work behind the scenes to bring the delight to the owner of a precious ruby from Mogok.

It is fascinating to read how miners at considerable risk, drill holes to insert explosives at the famed Dattaw mine with compelling images before they take out.

The " Valley of Rubies ", the mountainous Mogok area, km ( mi) north of Mandalay, is noted as the original source of ruby including the world's finest "pigeon's blood" rubies as well as the world's most beautiful sapphires in "royal" blue. Mogok, the Valley of Rubies is located in Northern Mandalay.

During King Pindale’s ruling from toa villager called Nga Mauk found a large ruby with the most intense colour and clarity, which is a rare find for rubies. The carat ruby was gifted to the King.

This book is the first from Richard Hughes on the subject, and the first major work to be devoted entirely to the corundum family of gemstones. It covers all aspects of rubies and sapphires, beginning with their history, chemical and physical properties.

This reprint offers historical material on the geology and gem-stones of the Mogok stone tract in Burma. The other works on the subject that have been reprinted are Rubies of Mogok, Book of the Silken East by V.C. Scott O'Connor, with an additional article On the Ruby Mines near Mogok by Robert Gordon, published in   Download Now ?book= Designers Summer Phoenix & Ruby Canner of Some Odd Rubies.A look at the geology of Myanmar's Mogok Stone Tract, home to pigeon's blood rubies and so much more The Mogok Stone Tract is situated in Myanmar’s Mandalay province, some km northeast of Mandalay.

Home to the world’s premier ruby mines, it is also .