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ISBN-13: 9780521629355
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 9.06(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Ellen Futter; Introduction George E. Harlow; 1. What is Diamond? George E. Harlow; 2. Colour in Diamonds Emmanuel Fritsch; 3. The Origins of Diamonds and Their Role in Earth Processes Melissa Kirkley; 4. Diamond Sources and Their Discoveries Alfred A. Levinson; 5. Following the History of Diamonds George E. Harlow; 6. The Regal Diamond: Six Centuries of Diamond Jewelry Diana Scarisbrick; 7. The Moonstone, or the Diamond in Victorian Literature Carole Slade; 8. Diamond Jewelry for Everyone Janet Zapata; 9. Hollywood Loves Diamonds Maura Spiegel; 10. Diamonds for Everyone George E. Harlow; 11. From Earth to Finished Objects: Processing Diamonds George E. Harlow; 12. Diamonds as Gemstones James Shigley and Thomas Moses; 13. Diamonds in Modern Technology: Synthesis and Applications Alan Collins; Notes; Bibliography; List of Contributors; Index.

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