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              Books by Cally Hall

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              Gemstones
                

              Gemstones (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Re-issue (PB, round corners))

              By Hall, Cally

              • RRP: $26.00
              • $24.93
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              • Internationally sourced

              From Amber to Rubellite, this title helps to discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. It offers coverage that ranges from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashione...d and imitated through the ages.
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              ISBN 9781405357975
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780241436189
              Released NZ 27 Sep 2010
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series DK Handbooks
              Availability
              24 Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              Gemstones

              Gemstones (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hall, Cally

              • RRP: $24.00
              • $18.00
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              • In Stock At Publisher

              The clearest and cleanest-cut photographic field guide to over 130 gemstones from around the world This compact visual guide is packed with more than 800 vivid full-colour photographs of more than 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones, and precious metals. With... authoritative text, clear photography, and a systematic approach, this concise guide to identification enables you to recognize each gemstone instantly. Each expertly written entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the gemstone's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Additional colour illustrations and photographs show uncut stones, colour variations, and a range of popular cuts, while bands on each entry provide at-a-glance facts for quick reference. Beginners to gem collecting will benefit from the detailed introduction that defines what a gemstone is, explains the physical and optical properties used to identify and classify gemstones, and shows how they have been fashioned and even imitated throughout history. To help with the initial stages of identification a colour key illustrates the variety of colours found within natural and synthetic gemstones, and a glossary explains the relevant scientific and technical terms.
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              ISBN 9780241436189
              Released NZ 5 Aug 2021
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series DK Handbooks
              Availability
              465 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
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              Gemstones
               

              Gemstones (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Reissue ed.)

              By Hall, Cally

              • RRP: $32.50
              • $25.57
              • Save $6.93
              • No availability locally

              This American edition, 2021. First American edition, 1994. --Colophon.

              ISBN 9780744020557
              Released NZ 3 Aug 2021
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series DK Smithsonian Handbook
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              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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