Radiant rubies

by Stanley, Joseph,

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 Sta
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 553.8 Sta
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 553.8 ST2
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 553.8 ST2
 
 
Summary
Rubies have many different uses. They have been used in beautiful jewelry, ancient armor, and even lasers. How do people get these useful and beautiful gems? Readers explore the intricate process of mining for rubies, cutting these gems, and polishing them until they look their best. These steps are explained through clear, accessible text. Fun fact boxes provide additional information about rubies. With each turn of the page, readers encounter beautiful, full-color photographs of these radiant gems.
Contents
What are rubies made from?
Where rubies are found
Mining rubies
Discovering gems
Raw rubies
Creating ruby jewelry
Special rubies
The value of rubies
Famous rubies.

Additional Information
Series Glittering world of gems.
Subjects Rubies -- Juvenile literature.
Gems -- Juvenile literature.
Rubies.
Gems.
Publisher New York, NY :2018
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781534523081 (library bound book)
9781534523111 (pbk. book)
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