Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann
Call Number: QE392.S54513 2013
Publication Date: 2013-07-02
Newly published in a fifth edition, this definitive guide takes the mystery out of appreciating, buying and selling gemstones. It covers everything from the romance and history of more than 1,800 gemstones to their geographic locations; scientific, physical and colour properties; and the way they are formed, structured and mined.