Books and Videos > Beading Books > Reference > Gemstones

Gemstones

With hundreds of beading books and magazines to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect one to suit your needs. We carry books on bead looming, beaded earrings, macrame, and native American bead work plus much much more. Whether you are looking to learn about stitching seed beads, stringing crystals and pearls, wire working, or clay sculpting, you can find all right here!

Item Details:

Save 15%
Gemstones Of The World 5th Edition
Picture of BK508-5, Gemstones Of The World 5th Edition
BK508-5

1 BK $21.21 ($21.21 per BK) was $24.95

Quantity:

Shape: Gemstones
Size: Gemstones of the World
Manufacturer # ISBN: 1454909538
Description: Title: Gemstones of the World: Newly Revised Fifth Edition
Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Sterling, Fifth Edition, 2013
Newly published in a fifth edition, this definitive guide takes the mystery out of appreciating, buying, and selling gemstones. It covers everything from the romance and history of more than 1,800 gemstones to their geographic locations; scientific, physical, and color properties; and the way they are formed, structured, and mined. The book also fully covers the optical features of gems- light and color, luminescence, refraction, and inclusions- and key information about the densities and chemical elements of each stone, with fascinating steals on different cuts, polishing,gems, hardness, cleavage, classification, trade names, rarity, and more. There are also many charts and diagrams as well as magnificent color photographs of the stones with data about them on the facing page. If you want only one book on gemstones in your library, this would be the one!
hardcover
322 pages
5x8 inch.
Showroom Aisle: 3
Showroom Section: V

Shop Swarovski by Color

Create Your Style with Swarovski ElementsShopping for sensational SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS just got simpler! Shop all Swarovski shapes, styles and sizes in every one of these splendid shades! Click here!
Swarovski Beads and Pendants color selector

Wubbers Tools

Wubbers Pliers

Vintaj Components

Vintaj Components

Secure Shopping

Shipwreck Beads Inc, Beads, Lacey, WA