Identification, Values, Lapidary Uses
Author: Patti Polk
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
View: 2498A rockhound’s must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable enthusiast in no time, and features: An easy-to-use, quick reference format arranged by category and color of stone 800+ beautiful color photographs Values and tips for locating, buying and collecting Both lapidary and mineral display materials Insights from the author’s decades of rock-collecting know-how Includes a foreword by Johann Zenz, world-renowned agate expert, author and lecturer
Stunning Designs to Make and Wear
Author: Marlene Blessing,Jaime Hogsett
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
View: 6486Add a few or many semiprecious stones to jewelry designs-turquoise, amethyst, jasper, or onyx or any of the stones commonly available today-to punctuate or entirely shape the look and feel of a piece. From sassy, elegant, dressy, or flirty, Create Jewelry: Stones presents twenty-three projects ranging in difficulty from easy stringing pieces to seed bead weaving designs. All projects are glamorous and timeless and represent unique ways to use stones in jewelry designs for necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. The authors combine innovative designs with intriguing anecdotes, history, and tips about these multifaceted beads. Following in the footsteps of Create Jewelry: Pearls and Create Jewelry: Crystals, Create Jewelry: Stones presents stunning designs, all incorporating various semiprecious gemstone beads. Projects are divided into Classic, Special-Occasion, and Fashion-Forward categories, so readers can easily find designs of their choosing. Beautiful photos are accompanied by step-by-step instructions that are easy to follow, so readers can re-create their own designs. Additional material of interest for stone lovers includes stone basics, the differences between semiprecious and precious stones, entertaining tidbits about these specialty beads, and more.
Author: John Sartin
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
View: 3623DIV With beautiful illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this how-to book includes all the techniques involved in crafting metal jewelry, including: —Cutting and filing —Cold connections —Soldering —Texturing —Forging and forming —Setting stones —Applying specialty finishes The book’s clear organization provides easy access to information with straightforward directions and hundreds of full-color photos. You’ll also find easy projects for trying the techniques, as well as a stunning gallery of metal jewelry pieces by experienced designers. Find beautiful jewelry examples and gain skills and inspiration with The Complete Photo Guide to Making Metal Jewelry! /div
View: 9357Reich illustrierte Einführung in die Geologie, den Aufbau der Erde, die Entstehung von magmatischen, vulkanischen, metamorphen und Sedimentgesteinen, Verwendung von Gesteinen, Eigenschaften und Einteilung von Mineralien, Edelsteinen, Erzen und Edelmetallen. Ab 10.
Author: Chase's Calendar of Events
Publisher: Contemporary Books
View: 9647A year's worth of ideas and activities to revitalize every teacher's class ""This book is phenomenal! This resource is the perfect springboard to help me tackle tough concepts."" "--Barb Stoflet, Minnesota Teacher of the Year, 2002" ""The diversity of topics covered and the user-friendly language guarantee that we won't grow tired of using "The Teacher's Calendar.""" "--Tim Bailey, Utah Teacher of the Year, 2002" For five years "The Teacher's Calendar "has been a fixture in classrooms and school libraries across the country. Teachers will find innovative ideas for lessons, bulletin boards, and school calendars on every page. Infopacked sidebars highlight specific dates and provide curriculum ideas and lists of appropriate books and websites.Almost 5,000 month-by-month, day-byday listings--all fully revised and checked 50 new essays on how to use this material in class for overworked teachers Appendixes with U.S., Canada, and Mexico at-a-glance facts And more! With its extensive listings and seemingly inexhaustible treasure of classroom ideas, "The Teacher's Calendar "will take the guesswork out of lesson planning and put fun and creativity back into the classroom.
Author: Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
View: 6949The most authoritative and comprehensive calendar reference for teachers--revised annually to keep readers up-to-date! Offers unique facts, important holidays, and major anniversaries in a handy day-by-day calendar format. New to this edition is a blog that will feature content from the book, fresh ideas for incorporating information into curriculum, and occasional guest entries by some of our other authors on the teacher resource list.
Ein Lizzie-Tucker-Roman 3
Author: Janet Evanovich
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
View: 6971Fast hundert Jahre ist es her, dass der Schmuggler Collier »Holzbein« Dazzle einen gewaltsamen Tod fand. Klar, dass er im mumifizierten Zustand kaum mehr verraten kann, wo er den sagenumwobenen Piratenschatz versteckt hat, den er einst an der Küste Neuenglands ausgrub. Ein Schatz, der neben Gold und Juwelen den »Stein der Habgier« enthält – und genau diesen sollen die Abenteurer wider Willen, Lizzy Tucker und ihr Partner Diesel, nun finden. Doch sie sind nicht allein, auch Diesels charmanter Cousin Wulf gehört zu den Schatzsuchern. Wulf begehrt den Stein der Habgier, er begehrt Lizzy, und er würde alles tun, um beides sein Eigen zu nennen ...
Category: American literature
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