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Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones

by Curzio Cipriani and Alessandro Borelli

Edited by Kennie Lyman and translated by Valerie Palmer

Only $18.95
"Includes comprehensive entries on all major gems and precious stones and more than 450 full-color photographs." This book is a 4 1/2" x 7 1/2" paperback with 384 pages.

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones
Table of Contents

    Key to Symbols
6
NATURAL STONES AND GEMS
    Introduction
10
    Gem descriptions
73
ORGANIC GEMS
    Introduction
272
    Gem descriptions
274
SYNTHETIC AND ARTIFICIAL PRODUCTS
    Introduction
316
    Gem descriptions
329
        Synoptic Tables
366
        Glossary
377
        Bibliography
381
        Index
382