Gemstones of The World
With a million copies in print, this larger, more up-to-date version is the most complete reference book ever published on the subject. All the gemstones ever discovered are treated in their many variations. More than 1,900 full-color photos showcase each precious and semiprecious stone in both its rough natural state and its polished and cut renditions. This is truly the ultimate one-volume book every hobbyist, jeweler, jewelry maker and rock hound will ever need! Walter Schumann, Hardcover, 311pp, 5th Edition.