Part of the Fred Ward Gem Book Series. This lavishly illustrated book in the all-color series includes History and Lore, Hunt for Treasure, Romancing the Stone, Jewels and Artifacts, Synthetic Emeralds, Fakes, and Imitations; and Buying & Caring for Emeralds. This book provides the ideal introduction to one of the world's most famous gems. Follow author Fred Ward around the world in search for the most important examples of this beautiful and historic gemstone.
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For fourteen years Fred Ward created, wrote, and photographed National Geographic Magazine's legendary gemstone series. He has now greatly expanded his classic work into the 8-book Fred Ward Gem Book Series, complete with new photographs and text. His easy-to-read accurate text provides you what you need to know to buy and enjoy the world's most historic and beautiful gemstones. Mr. Ward's award-winning photographs make each page a visual feast. This book is part of "America's Most Popular Gem Book Series."Review:
...well produced and succceeds in giving a great deal of information in a very small compass. I recommend the book for all interested in this beautiful stone. -- Journal of Gemmology, England
This easy-to-read, informative, very well illustrated book deserves a place either in the reference library of the gemologist, on the sales counter of the retail jeweler, or on the coffee table of the gem enthusiast. -- Australian Gemologist Magazine
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Descripción Gem Book Pub, 1993. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110963372319
Descripción Gem Book Pub. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0963372319 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.1483576