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Title
Gems
Author
Ra Bonewitz
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20130304

You've found a real gem with this completely comprehensive guide to Earth's most precious stones.

From amethyst, baryte, and cerussite to uvarovite, vesuvianite, and zircon, hundreds of gems are displayed in dazzling detail in this perfect package for rock fans and treasure seekers.

Part of DK's best-selling Nature Guide series, Nature Guide Gems is packed with stunning photography that reveals the intricate details and unique features of more than 400 treasured jewels and precious metals, alongside fact-packed profiles. On this eye-popping tour, you'll discover where gems are found and how crystals are classified. You'll travel the world to discover the history and folklore of ancient rocks and stones. The catalogue reference style ensures newcomers can navigate with ease, while experienced enthusiasts will enjoy the subject-specific structure.

Compact and clear, this beautiful book brings the natural world to life so you leave no stone unturned. Grab this guide and get started!

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Type
BOOK
Edition
1st American Edition
Keyword Index
Precious stones - Handbooks, manuals, etc.|Precious stones - Identification - Handbooks, manuals, etc.|Gems - Handbooks, manuals, etc.|Gems - Identification - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
224

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