Artists, lapidaries, and gem merchants all have stories to tell. Three very different books with varied perspectives explore the lives of people who work with gems. Our gemology book reviews may give you some insight into what it takes to carve a career in gemology, a field that is an art, a science, and a business.
Diamond Stories: Enduring Change on 47th Street. Renee Rose Shield. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002. 256 pp.…
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