Gemstones of the world

by Walter Schumann

Publisher: Sterling in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 319 Downloads: 454
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Edition Notes

StatementWalter Schumann ; [translated by Daniel Shea and Nicole Shea]
ContributionsShea, Daniel, Shea, Nicole, 1976-
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27113523M
ISBN 10140276829X
ISBN 109781402768293
OCLC/WorldCa466379696

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Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1, precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm: Contents: Introduction --Origin and structure of gemstones --Properties of gemstones --Deposits and production of gemstones --Cutting and polishing of gems --Description of gemstones --Best known gemstones --Lesser known gemstones --Gemstones for collectors --Rocks as gemstones.

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