Making Gems in Indian Alchemical Literature. Wujastyk, D. 11:1–21.
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This article examines the practice of producing factitious gems as described in Nityanātha’s Jewel Mine of Mercury (Rasaratnākara), a thirteenth to fifteenth-century alchemical work written in Sanskrit. It queries how this practice fits within the Indian alchemical discipline and explores its possible connections with other artisanal crafts.
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	volume = {11},
	rights = {Copyright (c) 2023 Dagmar Wujastyk},
	issn = {2369-775X},
	url = {https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/hssa/index.php/hssa/article/view/98},
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	abstract = {This article examines the practice of producing factitious gems as described in Nityanātha’s Jewel Mine of Mercury (Rasaratnākara), a thirteenth to fifteenth-century alchemical work written in Sanskrit. It queries how this practice fits within the Indian alchemical discipline and explores its possible connections with other artisanal crafts.},
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	journaltitle = {History of Science in South Asia},
	author = {Wujastyk, Dagmar},
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