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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2006 - Precious stones - 192 pages
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A fully illustrated guide to gemstones Striking full-color photographs Detailed descriptions of each stone Additional artwork showing identifying features Published in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, America's foremost authority in history and science.

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I was impressed with the amount of gemstones featured in this book. Good details, great pictures! Read full review

About the author (2006)

Cally Oldershaw has an international reputation as a leading gemmologist. She has written a large number of books on gems and precious stones for a wide-ranging audience.

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