Emeralds by Fred Ward. Revised edition. From the Fred Ward Gem Book Series.
Fred Ward teaches you about the history of emeralds and then takes you on a hunt for emeralds to places like Columbia and Zambia. He explains the characteristics of emeralds and how they are valued, then shows you their many uses in jewelery and adorning other objects. Your lesson is completed with information about synthetic and imitation stones and the important aspects of buying and caring for this precious green stone. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 64 pages.