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The Smithsonian National Gem Collection—Unearthed
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Jeffrey Edward Post
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-23 - Publisher: Abrams

The scandals, mysteries, and human stories behind the world’s greatest gems are brought to life by the curator of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection Dr. Jeffrey E. Post, curator of the National Gem Collection for more than 25 years, separates fact from fiction in an all-new and original book, revealing
National Gem Collection
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Clark Post, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)., National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), Jeffrey E. Post
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated

Published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, on the occasion of a major reconstruction of the museum's gem and mineral hall. Informative text accompanies lush photos of spectacular specimens. Coverage includes a history of the collection; a survey of the basics of cutting, measurement, and colors; and discussion of historical
The National Gem Collection
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jeffrey E. Post
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-09-01 - Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

"The National Gem Collection" offers a complete overview of the world of gems, focusing on the more than 10,000 superlative gemstones and jewelry pieces in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Includes appendices & a glossary of gem-cutting terms.
National Gem Collection
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jeffrey E. Post
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-09-01 - Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

"The National Gem Collection" offers a complete overview of the world of gems, focusing on the more than 10,000 superlative gemstones and jewelry pieces in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Includes appendices & a glossary of gem-cutting terms.
Report of the National Museum
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: United States National Museum
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1892 - Publisher:

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