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Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels

Discover and Celebrate the Beauty of Women of African Descent

by Terri Mcfaddin

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Published by WaterBrook Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Religious life,
  • Life skills guides,
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Self-esteem in women,
  • Christian Life - Women"s Issues,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • African American women,
  • Precious stones

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8754495M
    ISBN 101578565995
    ISBN 109781578565993
    OCLC/WorldCa53276260

    Colorado Gemstones. A wide variety of gems have been mined in a short time, Colorado had the only commercial diamond mine in North state is also famous for its aquamarine, rhodochrosite, amazonite, smoky quartz, and other some of these materials, gem-quality crystals are sought by both gem collectors and mineral specimen dealers - and that pushes up prices.   The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. ~Salvador Dalí Among Life's precious jewels, Genuine and rare, The one that we call friendship Has worth beyond compare. ~Author Unknown For me the diamond dawns are set In rings of beauty.

    A sapphire, the common name for the mineral corundum in its transparent blue form, sparkles. As seen here, some sapphires, when cut to a convex shape, exhibit a striking six-pointed star in direct. A ct blue sapphire is much more valuable than a ct blue spinel. Not a bad deal. But that’s not the end of the story of this investment. We’ll come back to it when we discuss Rule #5. Look Beyond Cut Gemstones. You don’t have to restrict your searches just to cut gemstones.

    - Sapphire, emerald, and ruby engagement rings, earrings, bracelets and bridal jewelry at Soho Gem NYC. See more ideas about Precious jewels, Engagement rings, Jewelry pins. - Before you jump to any conclusions after seeing the title for today’s blog let me assure you—no, I did not receive any diamonds or emeralds, rubies or pearls this week. *Sigh* I’m a pretty plain girl. I don’t own a lot of gold or silver, and the only jewels I have are the diamond in my engagement ring, an opal and a bl.


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Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels by Terri Mcfaddin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Exploring vital biblical truths, Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels empowers us to recognize and fully embrace the qualities that make us precious, valuable, and strong–sapphires of great price. Explore the Treasured Qualities of Black Women Through the Twelve Jewels in the Breastplate of the High Priest.5/5(8).

If so, SAPPHIRES AND OTHER PRECIOUS JEWELS is the book for you. As Terri McFaddin so eloquently describes, we are all a beautiful, precious jewel. She likens the characteristics of black women to the following twelve jewels:5/5(7).

Buy a cheap copy of Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels: book by Terri Mcfaddin. Women of African Ancestry Shine With the Beauty, Value, and Uniqueness of Precious Jewels.

If any race of women should recognize that their value is far above Free shipping over $/5(4). Exploring vital biblical truths, "Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels empowers us to recognize and fully embrace the qualities that make us precious, valuable, and strong-sapphires of great price.

Explore the Treasured Qualities of Black Women Through the Twelve Jewels in the Breastplate of the High Priest/5(11). A declaration of self-acceptance for women of African heritage, "Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels" shatters false beliefs black women have long held about their beauty and reminds them of the powerful truth that they are created in God's of African Ancestry Shine With the Beauty, Value, and Uniqueness of Precious : WaterBrook Press.

It is encrusted with gems, and includes several famous jewels such as St. Edward’s Sapphire, a sapphire taken from the ring of Edward the Confessor, and the carat Stuart Sapphire. Aside from the Crown Jewels, members of the royal family have developed valuable personal jewelry collections, and they Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels book known for their fondness for sapphires.

All other gemstones are considered as being semi precious stones. These are old terms and not necessarily true these days.

To view the treatments associated with each of these stones, visit our Technical Information On Gemstones page. List Of Precious and Semi Precious Stones. Here you will find a list of gemstones that we sell on Gem Rock. Other well-known tones of fancy sapphires are available on yellows, light-orange, purples, and blue-green tones.

In general, the clearer and more glowing the tones are, the more precious the fancy sapphires are. If the shade is in the light range, thus the lucidity is quite good.

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Two gemstones, sapphire and agate, have been so popular in Montana that the state legislature designated them as "official state gemstones" in Sapphires were discovered in Montana in the s. Since then millions of carats of "Montana Sapphires" have been produced, and at least one million cut stones have entered the jewelry trade.

The foundations of the city walls were adorned with every kind of precious stone: The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald, Job It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, in precious onyx or sapphire.

Song of. Get this from a library. Sapphires and other precious jewels: discover and celebrate the beauty of women of African descent. [Terri McFaddin]. This is a book “Jewels (Gemstones)" in Russian with illustrations and hard cover.

It is a book from series of popular scientific books and was published in th in the Soviet Union by publishing house of “World (MIR)” in Moscow. The book is printed first in by publishing house of Chapman and Hall in Seller Rating: % positive.

Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminum oxide (α-Al 2 O 3) with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, vanadium, or is typically blue, but natural "fancy" sapphires also occur in yellow, purple, orange, and green colors; "parti sapphires" show two or more colors.

The wall of the city was built on foundation stones inlaid with twelve precious stones: the first was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald, English Standard Version The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every kind of jewel.

The first was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth. God, Sovereignty Of Jewels Symbols Theophany Precious Stones Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.

History. The Hebrews obtained gemstones from the Middle East, India, and the time of the Exodus, the Bible states that the Israelites took gemstones with them (Book of Exodus, iii, 22; xii, ).When they were settled in the Land of Israel they obtained gemstones from the merchant caravans travelling from Babylonia or Persia to Egypt and those from Saba and Raamah to Tyre (Book of.

The flowers are made of a variety of precious stones: rubies, blue and yellow sapphires, emeralds, as well as an almost unbelievable diamonds. Other precious items belonging to a number of members of the imperial family are also on show at the ‘Jewels!’ exhibition.

In Sapphires and Other Precious Jewels (WaterBrook/Random House, pages, paperback,$), McFaddin draws from biblical scripture to describe 12 precious gemstones that correlate to a characteristic shared by women of African descent.

The descriptions in this book are both exciting and unique as the writer expertly describes the many coloured jewels, buttons and a rare, unique diamond from India. Envelop yourself in the scent of some of the spices found in the cuisine as you The Lost Jewels ~ a treasure hunt across the centuries; starts 's London to present day, Boston.4/5().

PRECIOUS STONES OF THE BIBLE. Throughout history, in every civilization, gemstones have been highly prized and sought after. The Bible makes numerous references to jewels and precious stones.

In Exodus the Lord ordains precious stones to be used in the making of the breastpiece of the High Priests’ garments.It shines with brilliance, its city made of pure gold as “pure as glass,” with foundations of sapphire, agate, emerald, and other precious jewels, and its gates of pearl .Revelation Context.

9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning, 10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city!

for in one hour is thy judgment come.