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Gemstones.

Smith, George Frederick Herbert

Gemstones.

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 517-525

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE392 .S7 1949
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 537 p.
    Number of Pages537
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6061324M
    LC Control Number49048315
    OCLC/WorldCa1508317

    Gemstones are so fascinating! Their colors, properties, myths, and legends are diverse and re about stones has been revered and honored for centuries in all cultures. The information presented on these pages was compiled from a wide variety of rock, gem and lapidary books and from information gathered on the internet.


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