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summary Rarest Blue Rarest Blue review ¼ 3 For centuries dyed fabrics ranked among the most expensive objects of the ancient Mediterranean world fetching up to 20 times their weight in gold Huge fortunes were made from and lost to them and battles were fought over control of the industry The few who knew the dyes' complex secrets carefully guarded the valuable knowledge The Rarest Blue tells the amazing story of tekhelet or hyacinth blue the elusive sky blue dye mentioned 50 time.
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summary Rarest Blue Rarest Blue review ¼ 3 S in the Hebrew Bible The Minoans discovered it; the Phoenicians stole the techniue; Cleopatra adored it; and Jews obeying a Biblical commandment to affix a single thread of the radiant color to the corner of their garments risked their lives for it But with the fall of the Roman Empire the techniue was lost to the ages Then in the nineteenth century a marine biologist saw a fisherman smearing his shirt with snail guts marveling as the y.Baruch Sterman à 3 read
summary Rarest Blue Rarest Blue review ¼ 3 Ellow stains turned sky blue But what was the secret At the same time a Hasidic master obsessed with reviving the ancient tradition posited that the source wasn't a snail at all but a suid Bitter fighting ensued until another rabbi discovered that one of them was wrong but had an unscrupulous chemist deliberately deceived him Baruch Sterman brilliantly recounts the complete amazing story of this sacred dye that changed the color of histo.
- Rarest Blue
- Baruch Sterman
- 14 April 2019