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Amazing Amber

By: Andrew C Ross(Author), Alison Sheridan(Author), Neil McLean(Illustrator), Bill Crighton(Illustrator), Jane Carmichael(Foreword By)
64 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: NMSE Publishing
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Used for centuries as a decorative artefact, amber was also treasured for its perceived magical powers, crafted into charms and amulets to heal and ward off evils spirits. Amber also has the unique capacity to preserve fragile life that is millions of years old, opening a special window into the past. At the National Museum of Scotland 10 May-8 September highlights of its amber collection plus loans from the V&A will be brought together for the first time. With over a hundred illustrations, Amazing Amber reveals the origins, properties and uses of amazing amber.

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Andrew Ross and Alison Sheridan are curators in the Department of Natural Science, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

By: Andrew C Ross(Author), Alison Sheridan(Author), Neil McLean(Illustrator), Bill Crighton(Illustrator), Jane Carmichael(Foreword By)
64 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: NMSE Publishing
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