Recommended Gem Books

 
Here are some gemstone reference works that we have found particularly useful.
 
 
  Ruby & Sapphire by Richard W. Hughes
Hardcover: 511 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.37 x 11.54 x 8.96
Publisher: R W H Publishing; (December 1, 1997)
ISBN: 0964509768
 
  Smithsonian Handbooks Gemstones (Smithsonian Handbooks (Paperback)) by Cally Hall, Harry Taylor
Paperback: 160 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.48 x 8.60 x 5.62
Publisher: DK Publishing; 2nd edition (June 1, 2002))
ISBN: 0789489856
 
  Encyclopedia of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones by Henry Russell, Chris Pellant
Hardcover: 304 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.04 x 11.36 x 8.96
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA); (October 1, 2001)
ISBN: 1571455620
 
  Gems and Crystals : From the American Museum of Natural History by Anna S. Sofianides, George E. Harlow
Hardcover: 208 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.87 x 12.31 x 9.36
Publisher: Simon & Schuster; (January 15, 1991)
ISBN: 0671687042
 
  Gemology by Cornelius S. Hurlbut, Robert C. Kammerling
Hardcover: 352 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.94 x 9.54 x 7.79
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience; 2 edition (January 1991)
ISBN: 0471526673
 
  Dictionary of Gems and Gemology by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai
Hardcover: 565 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 10.50 x 1.00 x 7.75
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Telos; (January 15, 2000)
ISBN: 3540674829
 
  Gems in Myth Legend and Lore by Bruce G. Knuth
Library Binding: 296 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 11.50 x 0.75 x 9.00
Publisher: Jewelers Press; 1st ed edition (June 1, 1999)
ISBN: 0964355027
 

 

 
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