The heat treatment of Ruby and Sapphire
Ted Themelis
Gemlab Inc. (1992)
In Collection
Corundum, Synthetics/Treatments, Ruby, Sapphire
Hardcover 9780940965102
This is the highest technical volume for the layman on the subject of the heat treatment of ruby-sapphire and the only book that deals exclusively with the subject. This book is an account of the most commonly practiced heat treatment methods and apparatuses which alter the appearance of ruby- sapphire. This book explains how the chromophoric impurities may enhance or sometimes ruin rubies and sapphires after heating. Over 500 heat-treatment experiments performed on rubies-sapphires from worldwide localities are discussed in this book, as performed at the author's laboratory.
Product Details
LoC Classification TS755.R82 .T47 1992
LoC Control Number 90082001
Dewey 736/.25
Edition 1st
No. of Pages 236
Height x Width 240 x 155  mm
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Location A 2
Purchase Price 225.00 CHF
Current Value 340.00 CHF
Purchase Date février 2013
Condition Like new
Library of Congress
Ted Themelis