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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
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.
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. --
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