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The Eduard Josef Gübelin Story: The Art and Science of Gems

Biography / Memoir

By: Gübelin Foundation (Author), Thomas Gübelin (Foreword By)

235 pages, colour & b/w photos

Unicorn Press

Hardback | Sep 2014 | #223224 | ISBN-13: 9781910065402
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NHBS Price: £39.99 $49/€45 approx

About this book

Edward Josef Gübelin (1913-2005), was a pioneer of Gemstone research. His lifelong studies of inclusions in gemstones changed the science of gemology and his work laid the foundation for the microscopic identification of gemstones of all kinds. He reached outstanding international reputation in the field of gemology with his scientific work and his remarkable collection of precious stones. The Edward Josef Gübelin Story delves into his life history, to discover how his early years set the foundations for his career as a gemologist, as well as exploring his life's research and legacy.

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The Gübelin Foundation is a group committed to exploring the science of gemology and to spreading accurate and relevant knowledge on gemstones.

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