Covers some famous diamonds, diamond fields, the hardness of the stones, refraction, cutting a gem, industrial diamonds, and synthetic diamonds.
|Statement||Illustrated by Gustav Schrotter|
|Contributions||Schrotter, Gustav, illus|
|LC Classifications||PZ10.Z5 Di|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||59005351|
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Diamonds Are Forever is the fourth novel by the English author Ian Fleming to feature his fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond. Fleming wrote the story at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica, inspired by a Sunday Times article on diamond smuggling. The book was first published by Jonathan Cape in the United Kingdom on 26 March Author: Ian Fleming. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (previously titled Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13, Years) is a transdisciplinary non-fiction book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology Author: Jared Diamond. Toads and Diamonds is a retelling of an old fairy tale by the same name. The retelling is set in India and has a lot of names I couldn't pronounce, which is a minor annoyance. The author made up the religions and kingdom in the book, but the whole culture was very rich /5. May 08, · “Ogden’s work is important, original, and of sound scholarship. Jewelry historians will find this book a significant and magnificent contribution.”—Al Gilbertson, author of American Cut: The First Years “Diamonds is a remarkable history presented by a true story teller!
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