Comprehensive, profusely illustrated handbook for the layperson offers a fascinating excursion into the many-faceted world of gemstones. Fact-filled discussions of gems in ancient times, the art of the lapidary, gem cutting, famous diamonds and other precious stones, unusual gemstones, much more. A rich and rewarding book for students and casual readers. 76 illustrations.
|Product dimensions:||5.39(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.51(d)|
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