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Diamonds

Diamonds

by Fred Ward

Only $19.95
In this book, Fred Ward traces the history of diamond mining, exploration, cutting and use from the earliest known use in India at about 400 BC to the manufacturing of synthetic dimonds that is occurring today. It's a fascinating story loaded with great photos. He also clearly explains how diamonds are cut, graded, used to produce jewelry, and marketed worldwide. He concludes with detailed advice on how to purchase and care for your diamond jewelry or investment pieces. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 64 pages. Revised edition. From the Fred Ward Gem Book Series.

Diamonds
Table of Contents

History and Lore
3
Hunt for Treasure
13
Romancing the Stone
27
Jewels and Artifacts
37
Lab-Grown and Industrial Diamonds
51
Buying and Caring
59