Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide [Audiobook] download free by Dk

Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide Audiobook download free by Dk
  • Listen audiobook: Gem: The Definitive Visual Guide
  • Author: Dk
  • Release date: 2016/10/10
  • Publisher: DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERSLEY)
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781465453563
  • Rating: 7.95 of 10
  • Votes: 191
  • Review by: Kaylee Avery
  • Review rating: 7.27 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Duration: 5H27M42S in 256 kbps (88 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, WMA, FLAC, MPEG4, AAC, MP3 (compression ZIP, RAR, CBZ, EML)
  • Total pages original book: 440
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 28M11S (7.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A dazzling visual guide to precious and semiprecious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery.From diamonds and sapphires to emeralds and obsidian, Gem profiles all the key gemstones and other precious materials. Its stunning images show the jewels in their different cuts, colors, and uses. See the exquisite jewelry pieces of royalty around the world, high-society women, and Native American traditions. Visit the Russian Amber Room, study the details of a Fabergé egg, and find out what characteristics are needed for a record-breaking gem.The stories, myths, and legends that surround the most celebrated gems and jewel-laden artifacts from around the world are revealed, from their journeys in the company of royalty, film stars, and thieves to the curse of the Hope Diamond. Follow the history of the world's most famous jewelry houses and their designers, including Cartier, Harry Winston, Tiffany & Co., and more.For additional information about the world's natural treasures, an 80-page reference section at the back of the book highlights a variety of other rocks and minerals, and a color guide directory groups gems according to their main color.Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution and featuring a foreword by New York Times-bestselling author Aja Raden, Gem combines lavish photographs with expert knowledge, making it perfect for gift-giving.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Antiques & Collectables: Jewellery, Rocks, Minerals & Fossils, Mineralogy & Gems, Management Of Land & Natural Resources
  • Download servers: FreakShare, EliteTorrent, Dropbox, 4Shared, Google Drive, pCloud, FileNurse, BitShare, Torrent, Hotfile. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, CBZ, EML
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 93.96 USD
  • Dimensions: 257x297x30mm
  • Weight: 2,517g
  • Printed by: Not Available
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