Diamonds and gemstones /

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by Edwards, Ron,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Dickie, Lisa. Series: Rocks, minerals, and resources Published by : Crabtree Pub. Co., (New York, NY :) Physical details: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. Subject(s): Diamonds. | Precious stones. Year : 2004 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Includes index.

The curse of the Hope diamond -- Origins of diamonds and gemstones? -- A closer look at diamonds -- Diamonds in the rough : finding and mining diamonds -- Rough to refined : diamonds in jewelry -- Diamonds and history -- Diamonds at work -- How DeBeers captured the diamond market -- Prospecting in 2000 : the search for new diamonds -- A closer look at gemstones -- A rare gem -- Finding and mining gemstones -- Gemstones around the world [map] -- A real gem -- From rough to cut : capturing a gem's beauty -- Gem lore.