Diamonds (Fred Ward Gem Book Series)

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Part of the Fred Ward Gem Book Series. This lavishly illustrated book in the all-color series includes History and Lore, Hunt for Treasure, Romancing the Stone, Jewels and Artifacts, Synthetic and Industrial Diamonds, and Buying & Caring for Diamonds. This book provides the ideal introduction to the world's most famous gem. Follow author Fred Ward around the world in search for the most important examples of these beautiful and historic gemstones.

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For fourteen years Fred Ward created, wrote, and photographed National Geographic Magazine's legendary gemstone series. He has now greatly expanded his classic work into the 8-book Fred Ward Gem Book Series, complete with new photographs and text. His easy-to-read accurate text provides you what you need to know to buy and enjoy the world's most historic and beautiful gemstones. Mr. Ward's award-winning photographs make each page a visual feast. This book is part of "America's Most Popular Gem Book Series."

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(This book) represents an impressive and succinct rsum of the (diamond) business and certainly made for enjoyable reading and viewing. -- Dr. M.G. Rees, DeBeers

...part of a set of seven of the most elegant and informative small books ever written on a carefully selected set of gem topics... new photographs from the Smithsonian's gem collection, all new pictures from Australia's Argyle mine, new images from the Crown Jewels of Iran, and a beautiful new cover photograph of the Hope Diamond... this is a heck of a lot of changing (in a revision). -- John White, Smithsonian Curator

Your extensive research on diamonds is quite impressive and we look forward to seeing the dazzling diamonds jump from the pages of your new book. -- Van Cleef & Arpels

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9781887651097: Diamonds, Third Edition (Ward, Fred, Gem Book Series.)

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