Lance Grande is senior vice president and head of collections and research at The Field Museum. He is a curator in the geology department and a general content specialist for The Field’s new Grainger Hall of Gems exhibit. He is also a member of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago and is an adjunct professor of biology at the University of Illinois. Allison Augustyn, a funding specialist at The Field Museum, was previously an exhibition developer there, where she prepared such exhibits as The Ancient Americas, George Washington Carver, and The Grainger Hall of Gems.
Bought this book for a reference book, as most books focus only on the healing properties of crystals. Read morePublished 3 months ago by LH
Great book for facts about gems. Great pictures also. *****
I will always keep this book for referance. Great buy!!!!
I gave this book to my daughter for Christmas. It's a beautiful book with excellent color reproductions and photography. she was thrilled.Published 20 months ago by R. Richardson
This book was purchased for my neighbor who is 90 years old and the print was a light blue and way too small for him to be able to read, so it was returned. Read morePublished on September 20, 2011 by Patty B
This is more of a museum venture book that has a brief-brief info about the very few featured rocks and the behind-the-glass jewelry show than anything informative in... Read morePublished on July 31, 2011 by Diana