Legendary Gems, Or, Gems That Made HistoryBook - 1986
Presenting the history of legendary gems, this work provides the hard facts about gems - classification, valuation and engraving. It also gives prospecting and mining details, and the inside stories of how enormous stones were cut and dispersed in great secrecy. It is of interest to the gemmologist, and the jeweller.
Publisher: Ipswich : N.A.G. Press, 1986.
Branch Call Number: 553.8 BRUTON
Characteristics: xii, 239 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), facsims., 1 map, ports. ; 24 cm.