Crystal lore, legends & myths: the fascinating history of the world's most powerful gems and stones. This book about crystals stands out from the pack for its focus on the stories and histories of each crystal, gem, and semi-precious stone in its pages. Organized chronologically, learn about the crystals used in Atlantis, ancient Egypt, and Mesopotamia, the stones that figured in Greek and roman mythology, and even meaningful gemstones of the bible. Along the way, you'll learn each stone's properties and uses. Short discount title.