Awesome opals

by Jeffries, Joyce,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 553.8 Jef
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 553.8 Jef
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 553.8 J38
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 553.8 J38
 
 
Summary
Opals emit a rainbow of colors, which makes them perfect gems to place in stunning pieces of jewelry. How do opals go from raw stones to beautiful gems? Readers discover the answer to this question as they learn the steps that must be taken and the technology that is used to find, cut, and polish opals. Clear main text and informative fact boxes help readers become experts on opals. Colorful photographs of these gems are sure to keep readers engaged as they learn.
Contents
What opals are made from
Where to find opals
What opals look like
How to mine opals
Finding opals
Creating opal jewelry
Finished opals
An opal's value
Famous opals.

Additional Information
Series Glittering world of gems.
Subjects Opals -- Juvenile literature.
Gems -- Juvenile literature.
Opals.
Gems.
Publisher New York, NY :2018
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781534523142 (library bound book)
9781534523104 (pbk. book)
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