Table of contents for Diamonds and gemstones / Ron Edwards & Lisa Dickie.


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4The curse of the Hope Diamond
6 Origins of diamonds and gemstones?
8 A closer look at diamonds 
10 Diamonds in the rough: finding and mining diamonds 
12 Rough to refined: diamonds in jewelry 
14 Diamonds and history 
18 Diamonds at work 
20 How DeBeers captured the diamond market 
22 Prospecting in 2000: the search for new diamonds 
24 A closer look at gemstones 
24 A rare gem 
25 Finding and Mining Gemstones 
25 Gemstones Around the World [map] 
26 A Real Gem
28 From rough to cut: capturing a gem's beauty
30 Gem lore
32 Glossary
32 Index




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Diamonds Juvenile literature, Precious stones Juvenile literature