Gem Cutting

Author: John Sinkankas
Publisher: Churchill & Dunn, Limited
ISBN: 9781626540248
Size: 43.10 MB
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Sinkankas also advises on selecting and buying rough gemstones. A section on the description and treatment of gemstones has been expanded in this second edition to include more species and accommodate recent information on each.

Gemstones Of The World

Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402768293
Size: 20.22 MB
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Provides detailed information regarding the physical characteristics and unique traits of more than 1,800 precious and semiprecious stones, as well as discussing gemstone structure, production, name origin, and symbolism.

Amateur Gemstone Faceting Volume 1

Author: Tom Herbst
Publisher: Facetable Books
ISBN: 9783000474743
Size: 64.44 MB
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Amateur faceter Tom Herbst lays out the steps necessary to transform a shapeless lump of rock into a glittering jewel that is unique and valuable.

Facet Cutters Handbook

Author: Edward J. Soukup
Publisher: Gem Guides Book Company
ISBN: 9780910652063
Size: 37.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book contains everything the reader needs to know in order to facet gemstones expertly.

Model Making For Jewelry Casting

Author: Richard D. Austin
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 65.92 MB
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Finally a book for the hobbyist and craftsperson who prefers purchasing already
finished gemstones, .nountings and findings for assembling beautiful and
nteresting jewelry. Detailed ... This book gives step-by-step instructions tor simple
and major projects, with a minimum of equipment and raw materials, most of
which can be purchased at local hobby and craft shops. ... A book for the gem
cutter who has learned to cut cabochons in the standard shapes and wishes to
extend his art.

Rock And Gem

Author: Ronald Bonewitz
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9780751344004
Size: 29.91 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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From glittering gemstones to fascinating minerals and fossils, this incredible reference book is a stunning celebration of the Earth s buried treasures.

The Library Journal Book Review

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Size: 48.50 MB
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LC 73-90929. $8.95. CRAFTS Amateur lapidarists will appreciate this concise,
informative treatment of all aspects of lapidary art and craft. The author, a
Britisher, knows his subject thoroughly. He gives the reader background
knowledge of minerals and their properties, then traces the working of a stone
from its extraction, trimming, grinding, sanding, and polishing to its final form as a
polished gem. He discusses cutting cabochons, faceting, tumbling, drilling,
making simple ...