Faceting History: Cutting Diamonds and Colored Stones

By: Glenn Klein

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New.An excellent reference on the history of gem cutting, from ancient to modern times. "A written history about the equipment and work methods that were used through the centuries for cutting and polishing diamonds and colored stones has long been needed. Here is a book that is very interesting and informative. It is an easy to read book that belongs in every faceter's personal library. It also belongs in every jewelry store. It is an excellent book for those who would like to be informed about how gemstones are faceted. Anyone who is interested in purchasing or wearing gemstones will find this book satisfying to read." - from the publisher. 242 pages with many diagrams, drawings and B&W photographs.

Title: Faceting History: Cutting Diamonds and Colored Stones

Author Name: Glenn Klein

Categories: Gemology, Lapidary, Gemstones & Jewelry, Rocks & Minerals,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: United States of America, Xlibris Corporation: 2005

ISBN Number: 1599260832

ISBN Number 13: 9781599260839

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: No Signature

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Item: 1.00 Pound

Seller ID: 000221

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