|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 turquoise, the gemstone that's name is French for "Turkish"! Learn how turquoise is formed and where it is found. Historic and modern mining methods are detailed. The use of turquoise as a gemstone is examined including different colors and cuts. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this mineral. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in...