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A manual of precious stones and antique gems

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gems,
  • Precious stones

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Hodder M. Westropp
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25945024M
    OCLC/WorldCa12728286

    The CIBJO Precious Metals Blue Book is an important new addition to the collection of definitive International Standards and we appreciate the effort the Precious Metals Commission put into creating this Please enjoy this sample content while I read the second book in the series, Amateur Gemstone Faceting Volume 2: Expanding Your Horizons. When Mark Oros isn’t writing book reviews and lapidary articles, he can be found designing and faceting gemstones at the . precious stones and often functioned as the medical textbooks of a given time period. Thus, rather than offer an alphabetical list of gems that was prevalent in the works of earlier scholars, Evans presents her research in chronological order by lapidary.


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