3 edition of collection of Stones, and most of them--gems found in the catalog.
collection of Stones, and most of them--gems
Ilona Hinrichs Stone
by Ilona Hinrichs Stone in Tucson, AZ (4555 S. Mission Rd. #240, Tucson 85746)
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Ilona Hinrichs Stone.|
|LC Classifications||CS71.S88 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||310 p. :|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||2002449667|
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Get this from a library. A collection of Stones, and most of them--gems: the descendants of William and Jane Stone, immigrants from Londonderry, Ireland, including information about the allied families of Graham, Gilkeyson/Gilkerson, and Richey.
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The Hope Diamond is one of the most famous gemstones in history, and for more than one reason. It emerged from the Kollur mine in India in the 17th century, originally part of the larger Tavernier Blue diamond which was then cut into multiple stones. It has trace amounts of borom atoms, giving it a deep blue hue, and weighs in at carats.
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A list of famous gemstones follows. Housed in the permanent collection of the Houston Museum of Natural Science; Diamonds See List of famous diamonds. Emeralds Bahia. That’s a factor that significantly impacts their value of them. Other important factors include size, grade, and color.
Here is the list of the 10 most valuable gemstones in the world. 10 Most Valuable Gemstones in the World. These gemstones made it to the list because they have the highest prices per carat. Tanzanite—$1, per carat. The Rolling Stones. Authentic Guitar TAB Hardcover Book. This 50th anniversary collectible hardcover edition contains full guitar TAB transcriptions for 50 early Stones classics from their ABKCO years.
These are all-new arrangements featuring the most accurate transcriptions of all legendary guitar parts by Keith Richards, Brian Jones, and Mick. Gemstones of the World is the most complete and comprehensive guide to the world of gemstones.
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