Jewellery made from 'Scottish Pebbles’- agates, Cairngorm and jasper,comprises some of the best known artefacts made from lapidary materials in Britain. These were widely produced in Scotland... More > in the nineteenth century and comprised brooches, pendants, bracelets and other items, now popular collectors items.
This full colour paperback book (112 pages) describes the historical context of Scottish Pebble Jewellery, the materials used, the locations from which the raw materials were collected, the manufacturing processes involved and the resulting types of jewellery produced. The book contains 128 colour pictures of agates and other lapidary stones, collecting sites and pieces of jewellery. A list of bibliographical material is also provided for those seeking more information on the subject.< Less