Ancient Astrological Gemstones & Talismans

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“1996 Benjamin Franklin Award”

from the

“Publishers Marketing Association of America”

Some VIP quotes

in recognition of Ancient Astrological Gemstones & Talismans

I am pleased to convey to you the Royal sincere thanks for the kind presentation.
M.L. Thawisan Ladawan, , His Majesty the King of Thailand's Principal Private Secretary, March 22, 1995
A commendable work that can well be used as a valuable reference for future students.
H.E. Chuan Leekpai, Prime Minister of Thailand. May 1995
A well compiled book.
Hon. Sirimavo R.D. Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Dec. 1997
Insightful account of ancient Vedic science of Planetary Gemology.
H.E. Sri S.R. Bommai, Minister, Human Resource Development, India. Nov. 1997
Their Majesties the King and Queen have commanded me to convey to you their thanks and appreciation for the gemology book, “Ancient Astrological Gemstones & Talismans.
Narendra Raj Panday, Press Secretary to H.M. the King of Nepal. Sept. 1995
Her Royal Highness thanks you for creating the most beautiful and interesting book.
Mrs. Darunee Pulsup, Secretary to H.R.H. Princess Galyani Vatana of Thailand, Feb. 13, 1995
We in Sri Lanka also have a strong demand for astrological gemstones to be worn to ward off planetary ill effects, but I do not think that any author or gemmologist has gone to the extent that you have done to publicize their great importance.
A E T Ellawala,  Chairman, National Gem & Jewellery Authority of Sri Lanka. Nov. 1997
A complete guide on gems in astrology. Whether it is the color plates of the eye-dazzling gemstones or the text that wins is tough to decide but worth every bit of the price.
The Astrological Magazine (India). 1995
A great book, both beautiful and auspicious. This book can help you decide which gems are suitable for you. Read this book
Central Premiere Magazine (Thailand) June, 1995
The complete science of Planetary Gemology as taught in the Vedas
Yin Magazine (Thailand) May, 1995
Researched and compiled by Brown himself, the book contains an explanation of gemstones which possess astrological powers.
Sinsap Amatyakul, Bangkok Post, Bangkok Buylines, June 24, 1995
World renowned American gemologist, Richard S. Brown, has written another magnificent book that provides a deep and convincing insight into the science of gems, planets and sidereal astrology.
Don Mithun
Like a gem itself, so much filled with color joy and hope for all who like to possess jewels
Review in Mystic India, April 1996
Those interested in the astral aspects of precious gems and how they relate to one’s personal karma or destiny, will find abundant food for thought in this authoritative book.
Review in Bangkok Gems & Jewellery. May 1995
Review in The Nation newspaper. 1996, Your Content Goes Here
The ultimate hand-book on the subject, with superb photography.
Review in Expression (AMEX) magazine. Feb./March 1995
Wonderful book of Vedic gemology.
H.E. Sundar Nath Bhattarai, Nepalese Ambassador to Thailand. July 1995, Your Content Goes Here