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Gemstones of the World

Gemstones of the World

Author: Walter Schumann
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Sterling
Language: English

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“Gemstones of the World” is the ultimate gem guide.

The book covers everything from the romance and history of more than 1,800 gemstones to their geographic locations, scientific, physical, and color properties, and the way they are formed, structured, and mined.

Dive and learn into the optical features of gems – light and color, luminescence, refraction, and inclusions – and browse key information about the densities and chemical elements of each stone.

Discover the fascinating details, different cuts, polishing, gems, hardness, cleavage, classification, trade names, rarity, and more. A must-have publication in your jewelry library.