Fred Ward teaches you about the history of emeralds and then takes you on a hunt for emeralds to places like Colombia and Zambia. He explains the characteristics of emeralds and how they are valued, then shows you their many uses in jewelery and adorning other objects. Your lesson is completed with information about synthetic and imitation stones and the important aspects of buying and caring for this precious green stone. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 64 pages. Revised edition. From the Fred Ward Gem Book Series.

EmeraldsTable of Contents

History and Lore3
The Hunt for Treasure13
Romancing the Stone27
Jewels and Artifacts37
Lab-Grown Emeralds and Imitations51
Buying and Caring for Emeralds57