The National Gem Collection

The National Gem Collection

Book - 2005
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Published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, on the occasion of a major reconstruction of the museum's gem and mineral hall. Informative text accompanies lush photos of spectacular specimens. Coverage includes a history of the collection; a survey of the basics of cutting, measurement, and colors; and discussion of historical jewels and various types of gems in the collection. 10.5x10 Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution ; New York : in association with Harry N. Abrams, 2005, c1997
ISBN: 9780810936904
Branch Call Number: 553.8074 NAT
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. (some col.), ports. ;,26 x 27 cm.


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