National Geographic : 1983 Mar
The Franklin Mint presents Gemstones of the World Available only by direct subscription. The accompanying application should be mailed by March 31, 1983. Ever since the dawn of history, men have been intrigued ... fascinated ... even obsessed by precious stones. No obstacle has been deemed too great ... no risk too dangerous ... when the discovery of some fabled gemstone was at stake. And no wonder! For each of the world's gem stones has been endowed by Nature with its own irresistible allure, its own inimitable magic. The bewitching radiance of the Dia mond, ablaze with inextinguishable fires. The rich red flame of the Ruby ... the compelling blue of the Sapphire ... the extraordinary bril liance of the Emerald ... Now, you have the unique opportunity to experience-and explore for yourself-the full richness and diversity of the kingdom of the gemstone. For The Franklin Mint has brought A custom-designed display case will be provided to the subscriber as part of the collection.