Gemstones

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This is a handy guide identifying over 170 types of the world's gemstones with beautiful colour photography taken from the Smithsonian Institution's archives. "Gem Gemstones" is an indispensable guide for amateurs and enthusiasts alike. This pocket-sized book explores the fascinating history of ornamental stones, discussing their different social and cultural meanings and monetary values through the ages. Each page features specific details about the crystal system, hardness, composition, lustre and gemstone 'family' of ...

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6power

Dec 30, 2010

informative

Interestingly informative. It gives information about things a gemstone admirer would like to know

lusu

Apr 2, 2009

very interesting read

My son and daughter-in-law read it and loved it, it was a gift

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