Exotic Gems, Volume 1: How to Identify and Buy Tanzanite, Ammolite, Rhodochrosite, Zultanite, Sunstone, Moonstone and other Feldspars
  • Exotic Gems, Volume 1: How to Identify and Buy Tanzanite, Ammolite, Rhodochrosite, Zultanite, Sunstone, Moonstone and other Feldspars
  • Exotic Gems, Volume 1: How to Identify and Buy Tanzanite, Ammolite, Rhodochrosite, Zultanite, Sunstone, Moonstone and other Feldspars

Exotic Gems, Volume 1: How to Identify and Buy Tanzanite, Ammolite, Rhodochrosite, Zultanite, Sunstone, Moonstone and other Feldspars

by Renee Newman
     
 

Exotic Gems, Volume 1 is a full-color guide that helps you identify and evaluate tanzanite, ammolite, rhodochrosite, zultanite, sunstone, moonstone, andesine, labradorite and other feldspars. This is the first in a series of books that will explore the history, lore, properties, qualities and geographic sources of lesser-known gems. Exotic Gems shows you with close-up… See more details below

Overview

Exotic Gems, Volume 1 is a full-color guide that helps you identify and evaluate tanzanite, ammolite, rhodochrosite, zultanite, sunstone, moonstone, andesine, labradorite and other feldspars. This is the first in a series of books that will explore the history, lore, properties, qualities and geographic sources of lesser-known gems. Exotic Gems shows you with close-up photos how to make visual judgments about clarity, transparency, color, cut quality and brilliance. It also provides tips on gem care and on detecting imitations and gem treatments. The healing and metaphysical properties of the gems are also addressed. Written for both consumers and professionals, it's easy to read, well-organized, packed with professional color photos and full of fascinating information. If you're interested in colored gemstones, you'll find Exotic Gems to be a valuable resource that helps you get good value for your money.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780929975429
Publisher:
International Jewelry Publications
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Pages:
154
Sales rank:
620,293
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

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