|Series title:||Earth's Treasures Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||ABDO Publishing Company|
| Imprint:||Checkerboard Library|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $27.07|
| Book Description: |
This title introduces young readers to diamonds, the hardest natural substance on Earth! Learn how diamonds are formed and where they are found. Historical and modern mining methods are detailed, and topics such as conflict diamonds are covered. The many uses of diamonds are examined, from industrial applications in products such as diamond saws and dentists' drills to engagement rings and birthstone jewelry. See how artisans such as diamond cutters and...