Ruby & Sapphire - a gemologist's guide
Richard W. Hughes; Wimon Manorotkul; E. Billie Hughes
Lotus (2016)
In Collection
Corundum, Gemology, Ruby, Sapphire
Hardcover 9780964509719
This massive volume is the most comprehensive book ever written on a single precious stone. Designed as a companion volume to Ruby & Sapphire: A Collector's Guide, it is aimed specifically at working gemologists, appraisers and students. Based on Richard W. Hughes' 1997 classic, Ruby & Sapphire, this edition is fully updated. The product of nearly 40 years of firsthand experience and research, it covers every aspect of the subject from A–Z. History, sources, prices, quality analysis, synthetics and treatments, everything is here. Ruby & Sapphire—A Gemologist’s Guide represents the definitive reference on the subject. With over 1000 photos, maps and illustrations and 3500 references, it is nothing less than a tour-de-force of gemological scholarship.
Product Details
Extras Bag
Cover Price 200.00 CHF
No. of Pages 733
Height x Width 290 x 250  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Dedication Richard Hughes
Store Lotus Publishing
Location A 1
Purchase Price 283.15 CHF
Purchase Date octobre 2016
Condition First hand
Links Lotus Gemology