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Gem And Mineral Guide
Series/Author: Kathy

Paperback - Great Southeast Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide: Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals by Kathy J. Rygle Learn Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals SOUTHEAST Alabama - Arkansas - Florida - Georgia - Kentucky - Louisiana - Mississippi - Missouri - North Carolina - South Carolina - Tennessee - Virginia - West Virginia Whether you're digging for the first time or are an experienced rockhound or prospector, with a simple rock hammer and a little luck, you too can strike it rich ... or at the very least, have fun trying. This guide offers you easy-to-use information on the ins and outs of fee dig mining, complete with locations, costs, tips on technique, entertaining legends and important information on everything from safety kits to the location of the nearest restrooms. Included are resources for use in identifying your finds, exploring the lapidary arts, and further pursuing an exciting--and possibly profitable--hobby. Equipment and Clothing: What you need and where to find it (or how to make it yourself). Mining Techniques: Step-by-step instructions on panning for gold, sluicing for gems and other methods. Gem and Mineral Sites: Directions and maps, hours, fees and equipment needed. Also includes info on guide services, local camping facilities and more. Museums and Mine Tours: Where to visit commercial and historical mines, as well as museums with exhibits of gems and minerals (for help in learning what to look for). Special Events and Tourist Information: Listings of regional events involving gems and minerals, and sources of general travel and tourism information for every state. Other Features: Where to find your birthstone ... your anniversary stone ... your zodiac stone; Index by State; Index by Gem/Mineral; U.S. State Gems & Minerals Chart; and more! Learn More

Quilting Pieces Of The Pa
Series/Author: Carol

Hardcover Quilting Pieces of the Past Carol Field Dahlstrom (Editor) Spectacular photos showcase popular quilt patterns spanning 175 years.Historical information provides quilters with fascinating insight into what influenced colors, fabrics, and patterns over time. Basic how-to instructions make it easy for quilters of all skill levels to replicate favorite designs from years gone by. Instructions include the quilt schematic, yardage needed, and construction tips to help quilters complete projects. Learn More

Series/Author: Walter

Hardcover Masters of Art: Renoir by Walter Pach Another title from The Crown Art Library, the most useful monographs available on a wide range of significant artists. Each volume is written by an internationally recognized authority and is generously illustrated with full-color reproductions of the artist's paintings and two-color reproductions of sketches and line drawings. Learn More