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Incredible emeralds

Amy B. Rogers (Author)
Due to their striking green color, emeralds are highly prized as a beautiful addition to all kinds of jewelry. They have been used for thousands of years, especially by the ancient Egyptians and Incas. Over time, technology has changed the way these gems are extracted from the earth and shaped into glittering jewels. Through accessible text and enlightening fact boxes, readers discover the process behind the creation of valuable pieces of emerald jewelry. Full-color photographs display the dazzling beauty of emeralds. Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Websites
Print Book, English, 2018
KidHaven Publishing, New York, 2018
Juvenile works
24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
9781534523135, 9781534522961, 9781534523067, 1534523138, 1534522964, 1534523065
979560752
How emeralds are made
Mines full of emeralds
Different shades of emerald
The life of an emerald miner
Mining in an open pit
Creating emerald jewelry
Adding facets to an emerald
An emerald's value
Famous emeralds