The Resource Gems of the world, Cally Oldershaw

Gems of the world, Cally Oldershaw

Label
Gems of the world
Title
Gems of the world
Statement of responsibility
Cally Oldershaw
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Guide to the identification and properties of precious and semiprecious gems, novelty stones, agates and crystals. Includes the geology, chemistry of gemstones, what to look for when buying gems and how to care for them, plus information on the diamond industry."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oldershaw, Cally
Dewey number
553.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE392
LC item number
.O44 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Precious stones
  • Precious stones
Label
Gems of the world, Cally Oldershaw
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Gem formation -- Mining -- The diamond industry -- Diamond cutting and trading centers -- Conflict diamonds -- Ethical sourcing -- Crystal structure -- Optical properties -- Physical properties -- Fashioning and cutting -- Gemstone cuts for diamonds -- Buying a diamond -- Buying colored gemstones -- Imitation and synthetic gemstones -- Gemstone enhancement -- History of gems -- Famous diamonds -- Caring for gemstones and jewelry -- Color key -- Classification -- Gems -- Important gem locations of the world -- Glossary
Control code
ocn984839756
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd edition; Revised and updated.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780228100072
Lccn
2017302931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)984839756
Label
Gems of the world, Cally Oldershaw
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Gem formation -- Mining -- The diamond industry -- Diamond cutting and trading centers -- Conflict diamonds -- Ethical sourcing -- Crystal structure -- Optical properties -- Physical properties -- Fashioning and cutting -- Gemstone cuts for diamonds -- Buying a diamond -- Buying colored gemstones -- Imitation and synthetic gemstones -- Gemstone enhancement -- History of gems -- Famous diamonds -- Caring for gemstones and jewelry -- Color key -- Classification -- Gems -- Important gem locations of the world -- Glossary
Control code
ocn984839756
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd edition; Revised and updated.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780228100072
Lccn
2017302931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)984839756

Library Locations

    • Charleston County Public Library - Bees Ferry WestBorrow it
      Charleston, SC, US
    • Charleston County Public Library - Wando Mount PleasantBorrow it
      Charleston, SC, US
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