Photoatlas of Inclusions in GemstonesABC Edition Año: 1986 Páginas: 532
Formato: Tapa dura, 25 x 22 cm.
• ISBN: 9783855040957
• Estado: Very good.
Thirteen years ago the first edition of "Interna¡ World of Gemstones" by Edward Gübelin appeared on the market. This much-honoured book —already a standard gemmological work— has now found a sequal which deepens the knowledge of gemstones and their origins considerdbly. The "Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones" is the joint achievement of the internationally leading gemmologists Edward Gübelin (Switzerland) and John Koivula (USA). Qn 532 pages, with over 1400 colour illustrations (selected from over 30,000 photomicrographs by the two authors!), this Photoatlas of inclusions familiarizes the reader with the fascinating internal world of gemstones
Yet the touch of genius in the photomicrography not only serves the beauty and singularity of gemstones—it is also, aboye ah, of comprehensive assistance in their evaluating identification. With the help of this book, gemmologists, jewehiers and goldsmiths throughout the worldmerely equipped with a pocket lens—wiIl be able to correctly interpret the enchanting inclusion scenes and thus protect themselves from disappointment and financial loss.
A mercantile use in the best sense is amalgamated in this volume with a high idealistic gain. The unrivahled artist "Nature" reveals to the observer her incredible wealth of colour and form! Apart from being a triumph of photomicrography, this is an ilustrated gemmological textbook which appeals equally to scientists, jewehlers and aesthetes from other provinces.