A fascinating, richly illustrated guide to the indentification and use of gemstones. The introduction describes the geology, chemistry and properties of gems in clear and accessible terms, and also provides a valualbe colour key. The main section supplies complete descriptions of a wide range of gems, with illustration of the crystal, the gem, common cuts and jewellery.
- Describes more than 130 varieties of gemstone.
- Over 850 photos of gems, crystals and jewellery.
- More than 50 drawings and diagrams.
- World maps of important gem laoctions.
Cally Oldershaw is Education and Parliamentary Liaison Officer for the Geological Society of London and is an examiner for the Gemmological Association of Great Britain.
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