BTW: this book costs a tiny fraction of a single heat treated, coated, crack filled ruby/sapphire
BTW: this book costs a tiny fraction of a single heat treated, coated, crack filled ruby/sapphire. I won't offer my copy for sale not even for the double price I paid for. So you'll have to rip my copy out of my dead, cold hands.
Rubies & Sapphires book. 0963372300 (ISBN13: 9780963372307). The history and lore of both gems are covered with great examples and gorgeous color photographs.
Part of the Fred Ward Gem Book Series. This book provides the ideal introduction to two of the world's most famous gems.
Rubies & Sapphires (Fred Ward Gem Book Series): ISBN 9781887651011 (978-1-887651-01-1) Softcover, Gem Book Pub, 1998. Founded in 1997, BookFinder.
fred ward-rubies and sapphires. Published by Thriftbooks. Fred Ward is the author of the classic series on gems published in National Geographic magazine and this book displays similar quality. com User, 11 years ago. Great book with nice pics and history. I would recommend any of Fred Ward books on gems. Rubies & Sapphires. Great book by a knowledgeable and easy to understand author. Excellent! Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 20 years ago. Fred Ward has a clear and concise writing style.
Rubies and sapphires are the two gem varieties of the mineral corundum. These precious stones are among the most valuable and desirable gems on the market. From the Fred Ward Gem Book Series. Rubies and Sapphires Table of Contents. They are cut into beautiful faceted stones and wonderful cabochons that display a variety of optical phenomenon. Fred Ward tells you the history of these gemstones, how they are mined, how they are evaluated and how they are cut. Included is a description and history of lab-grown stones and simulants. Loaded with fantastic photos.
Frederick Joseph Ward (born December 30, 1942) is an American character actor, producer and model. Starting with a role in an Italian television film in 1973, Ward has had a long and diverse career, including such films as Southern Comfort, The Right Stuff, Remo Williams, Tremors, Henry & June, The Player and Short Cuts. Ward has also done model shootings with Lara Stone, Linda Evangelista, Dree Hemingway and Beri Smither as well as appearing in the 1998 Pirelli Calendar.
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