Gemstones : a jewelry maker's guide to identifying and using beautiful rocks

Title
Gemstones : a jewelry maker's guide to identifying and using beautiful rocks

Author
Crowe, Judith, author.

ISBN
9781632506825

Physical Description
191 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.

General Note
Includes index.

Contents
Gemstone identification -- Gemstone appraisal -- Technical methods of identification -- Color -- Gemmological information -- Properties of Gemstone material -- Optical properties -- Inclusions -- Sources -- Gemstone treatments -- Synthetics and Imitations -- Cutting -- Pricing and Grading -- Gemstone Directory -- Birthstones.

Subject Term
Precious stones.
 
Gems.
 
Jewelry.

Summary
A complete reference for goldsmiths, jewelers, and jewelry makers, this beautiful book is a comprehensive guide to identifying, buying, using, and caring for a dazzling array of jewels and gems. --


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Oakdale LibraryBook553.8 CRO11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book553.8 CRO11Nonfiction Collection
Valley Library (Lakeland)Book553.8 CRO11Nonfiction Collection