Internal World of Gemstones
Eduard Josef Gübelin
ABC Edition (1983)
In Collection
Gemology, Gemstones, Inclusions
Hardcover 9783855040308
Internal World of Gemstones 236 pages with 360 original illustrations in colour: ISBN 3-85504-030-3. The internal world of gemstones-a fascinating chapter on science of nature artistically interpreted The external beauty of jewels-brilliance and richness of colour-now proves to be "merely" a covering for a hidden world of beauty: for a secret magic world of colours and shapes Such questions as "Genuine or fake7" "What is that stone?" can be more easily answered with the help of this book for it contains descrip¬tions of all important gemstones so that any precious stone can be traced with speed and certainty It has also been possible, forthe first time, to make an almost complete documentation of the internal world of precious minerals by means of 360 sensational original reproduc¬tions of photomicrographs This work is therefore indispensa¬ble for gemmologists. jewellers, goldsmiths, connoisseurs of pre-cious stones, mineralogists, friends of minerals and aesthetes It gives advice and explanations as well as being stimulating. The easily understandable form, the clarity of style and the tasteful pro-duction are outward attractions whilst the text and illustrations are guaranteed by the name of a world-famous gemstone expert Dr Eduard J. Gubelin, of Lucerne
Product Details
LoC Classification QE392 .G814
LoC Control Number 75398096
Dewey 553/.8
Edition 3rd
No. of Pages 234
Height x Width 290 x 240  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location A 5
Purchase Price 169.00 CHF
Purchase Date mai 2013
Condition Very Good
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