Emeralds, A Passionate Guide: The Emeralds, the People, their Secrets
This book is an adventure into the unique world of emeralds written by an emerald dealer and gemologist. It celebrates and explains the history, gemology, romance and allure of this precious stone. With his intimate knowledge of the gem trade, the author reveals the secrets of traders and the journey of emeralds from the mines to the jewelers' show rooms. The book contains 23 chapters, 70 photomicrographs and over 250 color photos and illustrations. Author: Ronald Ringsrud. 2009, 1st ed. Hardcover, 382pp.
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