Cally Oldershaw Gemstones

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Gemstones

 
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When white light strikes and travels through a gem, it gives the illusion of colour. This book explores what else lies beneath the beauty of the gemstones seen in shop windows, museums and jewellery. It is designed for beginning geologists, secondary students and general readers.

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Cally Oldershaw worked on the development of exhibitions in the geological galleries at The Natural History Museum. A Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (GAGTL), she now works at the Geological Society. She continues to work as a freelance author, editor and consultant. Christine Woodward prepared and produced geological exhibitions at the Museum until 1990. She still works with the Museum delivering adult education courses. Roger Harding is Director of the GATL, a body providing membership, educational outreach and gem testing services. He was curator of gemstones at the Museum, from 1972-90.

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"'Aesthetically pleasing, enjoyable, accurate, succinct... One could say a gem among books of its kind.' New Scientist on the first edition."

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