The Diamond Compendium
DeeDee Cunningham
N.A.G. Press (2011)
In Collection
Diamond, Gemology
Hardcover 9780719804113
Sought after, fought over, hoarded, hidden and stolen; diamonds remain one of mankind's greatest obsessions. Diamond represents the most concentrated form of wealth on the planet and the hardest known natural substance. Covering everything from the origin of diamonds and their properties, through mining, the four Cs of grading and marketing, to modern high-tech treatments, fancy coloured diamonds and synthetics, "The Diamond Compendium" presents the body of diamond knowledge in a simple and understandable way. Written by a diamond expert this book is based on thousands of hours of research with specialists worldwide. Whether you are using this book to learn the facts about purchasing diamonds, understand the trade, prepare for formal examinations or simply satisfy your curiosity, "The Diamond Compendium" is the most thorough, absorbing and comprehensive book on the market.
Product Details
Dewey 553.82
No. of Pages 894
Height x Width 234 x 156  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location B 9
Purchase Price 150.37 CHF
Current Value 227.00 CHF
Purchase Date octobre 2011
Condition First hand
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