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Title:
Awesome opals / by Joyce Jeffries.
ISBN:
9781534523104

9781534523142
Publication Information:
New York, NY : KidHaven Publishing, [2018]
Physical Description:
24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
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.
Abstract:
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. Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Websites.
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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.


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