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Published by Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann in Amsterdam, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Precious stones.,
  • Gems.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementP.G. Read.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTS752 .R44 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19352811M
ISBN 100750664495
ISBN 109780750664493

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Cornelius Hurlbut (,) a Harvard University Geologist and Robert Kammerling (c, ) of the Gemological Institute of America wrote an excellent text on Gem Identification. The book became the basis of the GIA course of colored stones and colored stones identification which are required for the GIA Graduate Gemologist designation/5(7). Books shelved as gemology: Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann, Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide by D.K. Publishing, Gemmology by Peter G. Read, Co. Recommended Books and Reference on Gems and Jewelry. HOT PICKS! Understanding Jewellery - 3rd Edition By David Bennett Excellent volume on the history of jewelry! Amateur Gemstone Faceing Volume 1 by Tom Herbst The first volume of the finest books available on gem faceting.   Gemmology serves as an invaluable reference guide for This third edition has been completely revised to cover the latest methods of gem enhancement and identification, as well as the latest test instruments and laboratory techniques/5.

This book is one of the best introductions to gemology. It covers all the basic topics in a well organized and easy to understand manner. The photographs and diagrams are well chosen to clarify concepts and to illustrate the varied appearances a gem species may have. Schumann begins by defining basic gemological terms and gemstone properties. Registered User - My Book. This book is an easier read than Arem’s work and has more information on peripheral subjects like gem sources. Its fifth edition was published in Two other noteworthy reference books are available from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). First, the Gem Reference Guide is similar to the Color Encyclopedia of Gems tones. Gems & Gemology is the quarterly scientific journal of the Gemological Institute of America.

Suzann wrote 'This is the greatest book on gemology I have ever seen. It has it all. Don’t need any of my other books. It is a truly beautiful book'. Check out the many reviews by students and professionals by clicking here. If you are serious about gems and gemmology, you simply have to have this book in your gemmological reference library! World Headquarters and The Robert Mouawad Campus Armada Drive Carlsbad, California Tel: GIA is a nonprofit (c)(3) organization.   Gemmology is a text for students preparing for the Gemmological Association's Preliminary and Diploma examinations. The book is more expansive and up-to-date than the author's earlier book, Beginner's Guide to Gemmology. The book deals with the practical and theoretical sides of Edition: 1. Since "Gemmology" was published, readers have used it to gain an in-depth appreciation of the science of gemmology, its history and third edition has been completely revised to cover the latest methods of gem enhancement and identification, as well as the latest test instruments and laboratory techniques."Gemmology" serves as an invaluable reference guide for gemmologists /5(30).