Sparkling sapphires

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
Sapphires are known for their deep blue color, such as the color of the sapphire that famously sits at the center of Kate Middleton's engagement ring. However, sapphires can actually come in any color but red. Readers discover this and other amazing facts about sapphires as they explore engaging text and eye-catching fact boxes. They also examine vibrant photographs chosen to highlight the beauty of this popular gem. What is a star sapphire? The answer is waiting for readers to find in this captivating volume.
Contents
What are sapphires made from?
Sapphire mining
Mining machines
Finding raw sapphires
Sapphires of many kinds
Creating sapphire jewelry
Heat treating and setting sapphires
What makes a sapphire valuable?.

Additional Information
Series Glittering world of gems.
Subjects Sapphires -- Juvenile literature.
Gems -- Juvenile literature.
Sapphires.
Gems.
Publisher New York, NY :2018
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781534523074 (library bound book)
9781534523128 (pbk. book)
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