Books About Gems, Rocks, Minerals, Lapidary, Rock Tumbling and More
Unlike the thick academic tomes you might have read in school about rocks and minerals, today's guides are colorful and make an easy-to-use reference. If you want to learn about the hobbies of rockhounding and lapidary, want to improve the quality of rocks that you tumble, or just want to know what all those unusual rocks are out there in your own backyard, you can't go wrong with shopping for gem books on Amazon. Most are beautifully illustrated with color photographs and wonderful detail that takes the hassle out of identification, and makes the hobby fun! You can also find books about making jewelry with your polished gems, and how to cut and polish them for best results. How-to books and guides will increase your abilities, help you save time and money, and serve as great references you will turn to again and again.