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Lapidary Inscriptions

Barbara C. Bowen

Lapidary Inscriptions

Renaissance Essays for Donald A. Stone, Jr. (French Forum Monographs)

by Barbara C. Bowen

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Published by French Forum Publishers Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European - French,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJerry C. Nash (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11437068M
    ISBN 10091705878X
    ISBN 109780917058783

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    A lapidary (lapidarist, Latin: lapidarius) is an artist or artisan who forms stone, minerals, or gemstones into decorative items such as cabochons, engraved gems, including cameos, and faceted designs. The primary techniques employed are cutting, grinding, and polishing. Carving is . The study is a reconstruction of the history of churches in Bucharest, by lapidary inscriptions and small documents. Topics: Bucharest, churches Community Texts.


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A glossary of frequently encountered faceting terms for the student gemologist. Our list covers gemology, gem cutting, and equipment. Gem cutting styles refer to the shape and arrangement of facets. The three most basic styles are brilliant, step, and mixed.

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