Gemstone buying guide how to evaluate, identify, select & care for colored gems by RenГ©e Newman

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StatementRenée Newman
LC ClassificationsTS752 .N49 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination153 pages
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27216346M
ISBN 100929975510
ISBN 109780929975511
LC Control Number2016001541

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