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Gem Care

 
Gem Care Gem Care by Fred Ward. Revised edition. From the Fred Ward Gem Book Series.

Although Gem Care is a small book it is loaded with specific information about the properties of the most popular gemstones and how those stones should be worn, cleaned, stored and cared for. It also includes information about caring for the metals that are most often used to create gemstone jewelry. A great book for everyone who wears or invests in gems. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 33 pages.

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Gem Care
Table of Contents

Amber

4

Beryl, except emerald

5
    Aquamarine, green beryl, heliodor, morganite, red beryl

Chalcedony

6
    Agate, bloodstone, carnelian, chrysoprase, fire agate, jasper, moss agate, onyx, petrified wood, sardonyx

Coral

7

Cubic Zirconia

8

Diamond

9

Emerald

10

Garnet

11
    Almandite, demantoid, pyrope, rhodolite, spessartite, tsavorite, malaia

Gems, miscellaneous

12
    Alexandrite, apatite, cat's-eye chrysoberyl, diopside, hematite, iolite, kunzite, malachite, marcasite, moonstone, obsidian, zircon

Ivory

14

Jade, jadeite

15

Jade, nephrite

16

Lapis Lazuli

17

Metals

18
    Gold, platinum, silver

Opal

19
    Black, boulder, crystal, jelly, Mexican (or fire), white

Pearl

20
    Akoya, American, Chinese, South Sea, Tahitian

Pearl Shell Products

21
    Abalone, mabes, mother-of-pearl, shell

Peridot

22

Quartz

23
    Amethyst, ametrine, aventurine, citrine, rock crystal, rutilated quartz, tiger's-eye

Ruby and Sapphire

24

Spinel

25

Tanzanite

26

Topaz

27
    Blue, imperial, sherry-colored

Tourmaline

28
    Green, indicolite, parti-color, rubellite, watermelon

Turquoise

29
    American, Mexican, Persian

Mohs Hardness Scale

30
  Glossary
31
  About the Author
32
  Index
33

 

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