Gem and Stone: Jewels of Earth, Sea, and Sky

Author(s): Jenifer Altman


A drop dead gorgeous collection of photography of gemstones and minerals from Polaroid Notes and Instant Love author Jen Altman. A visual treat for the gem, crystal and mineral enthusiast; whether traditional or recent, this volume features extreme close-ups showcasing the visual splendor of the stones accompanied by a brief textual portrait of the stone, including geological, metaphysical and historical details.


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The answer to the current gem/stone/mineral/crystal obsession, this drop-dead gorgeous collection combines the lovely presentation of Nests with the hip look and feel of Polaroid Notes {over 15,000 sold}.; As retro bohemian and hippie styles come back into vogue, so has a sweeping obsession with new-age bling.; Jen's gorgeous photography in a lovely package, paired with informative text content.; Jen is a well known and loved name in photography circles; her success with Polaroid Notes combines with the fashionable subject makes it a sure fire hit.

Jenifer Altman is a photographer, stylist, writer and freelance editor. Her Polaroid blog, Nectar & Light, has gained a worldwide following. Her photography is held in private collections the world over. Thomas W. Overton is Managing Editor at the Gemological Institute of America. Heather Smith Jones is an artist, author and instructor working in mixed media on paper, painting and letterpress. She owns and operates her letterpress business Blue Sparrow Press.

General Fields

  • : 9781452109077
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : July 2012
  • : 229mm X 229mm X 19mm
  • : United States
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jenifer Altman
  • : Hardback
  • : Heather Smith Jones
  • : 553.870222
  • : 132
  • : Illustrations