The heat treatment of Ruby & Sapphire - Second edition
Ted Themelis
Ted Themelis (2010)
In Collection
Corundum, Synthetics/Treatments, Ruby, Sapphire
Hardcover 9780940965119
This book is based on Ted's classic work published in 1992 and provides the best information for the layman in heating ruby-sapphire. It is the only complete book that deals exclusively with the subject written by a veteran working in heat treating ruby-sapphire since 1985. This book is an account of the most commonly practiced heat treatment methods and apparatuses which alter the appearance of ruby- sapphire. This edition explains how the chromophoric impurities may enhance or sometimes ruin rubies and sapphires after heating. The book contains 384 pages, 1200 color photos and diagrams explaining 600+ heat-treatment experiments performed on rubies-sapphires from worldwide localities are discussed as performed at the author's laboratory in Bangkok.
Product Details
LoC Classification TS755.R82 .T47 1992
LoC Control Number 90082001
Dewey 736/.25
Edition 2nd
No. of Pages 384
Height x Width 229 x 152  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Dedication Ted Themelis
Location A 2
Purchase Price 225.00 CHF
Purchase Date avril 2010
Condition First hand
Library of Congress
Ted Themelis