Book Review Gems & Gemology, Fall 2005, Volume 41, No. 3

Fall 2005 G&G Book Reviews

“Shinde Jewels”
By Reema Keswani, 79 pp., illus., publ. by Assouline Publishing, New York, 2004. US$18.95
“The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. To the Present”
By Lois Sherr Dubin, 364 pp., illus., publ. by Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2004. US$29.95
“Totems to Turquoise: Native North American Jewelry Arts of the Northwest and Southwest”
Edited by Kari Chalker, Lois S. Dubin, and Peter M. Whiteley, 224 pp., illus., publ. in association with the American Museum of Natural History by Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2004. US$45.00
“Exploration Criteria for Coloured Gemstone Deposits In the Yukon”
By Lori Walton, 184 pp., illus., publ. by the Yukon Geological Survey, Whitehorse, Canada, 2004. C$5.00 (no charge for PDF version).
“The Pegmatite Mines Known as Palermo”
By Robert W. Whitmore and Robert C. Lawrence Jr., 213 pp., illus., published by The Friends of Palermo Mines, 2004. US$150.00
“Tourmalines of Malkhan”
By V. Ye. Zagorsky, I. S. Peretyazhko, and V. Ye. Kushnaryov, 31 pp., illus., publ. by the Institute of Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences (Siberian Division) and Tourmalkhan Co., Irkutsk, Russia, 2005. US$20.00 (E- mail:
“Gemstones: Quality and Value, Volume 1”
By Yasukazu Suwa, 143 pp., illus., publ. by Sekai Bunka Publishing, Tokyo (revised English edition), 2005. US$99.95
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