SMITHSONIAN HANDBOOKS GEMSTONES

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Gemstones

Author : Cally Hall
ISBN : 1405357975
Genre : Gems
File Size : 60.21 MB
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A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to gemstones you will find. From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. 800 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions, including everything from gemstone shapes to their composition, will help you to identify different stones quickly and easily. Covers everything from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. Perfect for gemstone lovers and a comprehensive guide for collectors.
Category: Gems

Gemstones

Author : Cally Hall
ISBN : 0789489856
Genre : Nature
File Size : 86.96 MB
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Provides a concise description of each gemstone, photographs showing characteristics and distinguishing features, and information on where gemstones are found and their natural properties.
Category: Nature

Gemstones

Author : Cally Hall
ISBN : 1564584984
Genre : Nature
File Size : 86.11 MB
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A visual identification guide to gemstones provides a concise description of each stone, photographs that highlight characteristics and distinguishing features, and general information on where gemstones are found and their natural properties
Category: Nature

Gemstones Of The World

Author : Walter Schumann
ISBN : 140276829X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 66.25 MB
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Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1,800 precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.
Category: Nature

Handbook Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author : Walter Schumann
ISBN : 0395511372
Genre : Nature
File Size : 63.40 MB
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Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density
Category: Nature

Gemstones

Author : Cally Hall
ISBN : PSU:000063204407
Genre : Nature
File Size : 33.79 MB
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Provides a concise description of each gemstone, photographs showing characteristics and distinguishing features, and information on where gemstones are found and their natural properties.
Category: Nature

Gemstones

Author : Keith Wallis (F.G.A.)
ISBN : 1851496300
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 39.50 MB
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Whether buying gem-set jewellery or loose stones, you will be faced with a colourful array of beauty
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Colored Gemstones

Author : Paul Deasy
ISBN : 0982115601
Genre : Science
File Size : 43.64 MB
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Provides a concise description of each gemstone, photographs showing characteristics and distinguishing features, and information on where gemstones are found and their natural properties.
Category: Science

Firefly Guide To Gems

Author : Cally Oldershaw
ISBN : 1552978141
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 41.27 MB
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A guide to gems and precious stones covers such topics as gem formation, structural properties, fashioning and cutting, and gem classification.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Simon Schuster S Guide To Gems And Precious Stones

Author : Kennie Lyman
ISBN : 0671604309
Genre : Nature
File Size : 45.41 MB
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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones provides both the connoisseur and the casual collector with a compact, easy-to-use volume describing more than 100 rare varieties of minerals whose beauty and mystery have possessed our imaginations from time immemorial. More than 450 brilliant photographs accompany profiles of each gem, covering such aspects as appearance, physical properties -- density, hardness, refraction -- occurrence, and how to judge quality and value. Additional sections describe the process of cutting gemstones and the techniques professional gemologists use to evaluate a stone's weight and optical properties. Detailed and comprehensive, this book is essential for anyone interested in the study of gems and precious stones.
Category: Nature