Dictionary of Gemmology

By: Read, Peter G.

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2nd edition. Minor shelfwear otherwise a fine clean solid copy. An invaluable reference cource for both professional gemmologists and student. This 2nd edition has been substantially revised to ensure that it is comprehensive and up to date. Numerous illustrations of all gemmological and related scientific and jewellery manufacturing terms, together with concise descriptions of the principle gem materials and working explanations of the many types of gem test instruments. Trade names of gemstones, including those now in disuse or considered misleading are included and cross referenced to currently accepted ones. Rare gems and collectors' stones are also included for the specialist.

Title: Dictionary of Gemmology

Author Name: Read, Peter G.

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: .Science, general,

Edition: 2

Publisher: UK, Butterworth Scientific: 1988

ISBN Number: 0408029250

ISBN Number 13: 9780408029254

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 066727

Keywords: GEMS SCIENCE MINERALOGY LAPIDARY PRECIOUS STONES JEWELS JEWELRY,