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By: Book Sales, Inc.
Publisher: Edison, New Jersey, U. S. A., Chartwell Books: 1998
Seller ID: 002671
Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but the study of gemstones is also a rewarding subject. Gemstones provides a comprehensive introduction to some of the world's most durable and beautiful natural resources. A fact-packed introduction is followed by a visual directory of various gemstone types. A broad range of individual entries present brief descriptions of each stone's characteristics, such as how to classify them. Each one is illustrated in color and is accompanied by an at-a-glance reference box which summarizes the key features of each particular jewel. This is a very handy reference ... View more info