Causes of my assumptions | The books dated XVII-XXI | English, German, French Books about Gemstones: British Colonization, Discovery of America, Travelers | Latin Books about Gemstones: The Dark Ages and the Brave Travelers | Greek Books about Gemstones | Oriental Books about Gemstones | Hebrew Books about Gemstones | Russian Books about Gemstones | Middle East and Asia Minor Books about Gemstones | Conslusion
Studying many books in regards to gemstones, I paid the attention to one curious fact. Practically all the authors borrowed the information about the gemstones from each other.
Curious, isn’t it? Thus, I don’t claim, that all of them are the plagiarist, I claim, in turn, that there is (or, more accurately “existed”) some ancient source, that contains the first mentions about gemstones.
Furthermore, we ought to admit, that there are plenty of the legends, myths and superstitions in regards to gems, that could not occur by chance. (more…)