DISCOVER THE FASCINATING WORLD OF CRYSTALS AND GEMS – THEIR BEAUTY, USES, STRUCTURE AND AMAZING VARIETY.
64 pp incl index and acknowledgements. Clean, unmarked and well bound.
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the amazing world of crystals and gems. Superb colour photographs of crystals, jewels and gemstones of every colour, size, and shape offer a unique eyewitness insight into their extraordinary beauty and variety.
SEE: a crystal growing; diamonds used to cut through a brick wall; a phantom crystal; gemstones formed in a volcano; crystals of gold and silver.
LEARN: how a quartz watch works; how to identify crystals; why crystals have been grown in space; how crystals are used in healing; why Napoleon had a diamond in his sword
DISCOVER: where to find crystals in your home; how synthetic crystals are made; which famous rubies are really spinels; which is your birthstone
Authored by Dr R.F. Symes and Dr R.R. Harding with special photography by Colin Keates. Published by Dorling Kindersley of London in 1991. This 6th Impression copy is in Fine condition, covered in plastic, with a Fine dust jacket. The size of the book is 288x223x12mm. ISBN 9780863185755