Synopses & Reviews
This remarkable book explores the unique properties of amber that have intrigued people the world over. It reveals amber's role in tracing evolutionary history and its use in decorative arts and jewelry. 230 illustrations, 115 in full color.
Originally published to accompany a 1996 exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, this volume, now in paperback, explores the properties of amber (fossilized tree resin) and reveals its role in tracing evolutionary history and its use in the decorative arts and jewellery.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-210) and index.