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The want of stone in Babylonia made every pebble precious and led to a high perfection in the art of gem-cutting.
Peterhof is almost exclusively a residential town, but gem-cutting and the manufacture of agricultural implements are carried on.
A rationalistic explanation might be found in the connexion between the chthonic serpent and subterranean sources of wealth.3 Moreover, the serpent is often associated with metallurgy, and to serpent deities have been ascribed the working of metals, gem-cutting and indeed culture in general.
The perfect gem-cutting of the ancients could not have been attained without the use of magnifiers; and doubtless the artificers who executed these wonderful works also made them.