Diamonds and Gemstones

Diamonds and Gemstones

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Describes the origins of diamonds and other gems and discusses mining and processing gemstones, industrial uses, and legends and traditions about jewels.

Baker
& Taylor

Whether ornamenting royal scepters or equipping modern medical technology, this book will show readers how gemstones have an established place in our world, covering where diamonds and gemstones are found and how they are mined, famous diamonds, including the Cullinan diamond and the curse of the Hope Diamond, and more. Simultaneous.

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON : Crabtree Publishing, c2004
ISBN: 9780778714460
0778714462
Branch Call Number: J 553.82 Edw
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Dickie, Lisa

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