Crystals are all around us, even in our bodies! Open your eyes to their beauty, uses, structure and variety – from what gives them their amazing colours to how a Quartz watch works.
Paperback book and CD.
Get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate your room. Great for projects or just for fun, this fact-packed guide and CD shows and tells you everything you need to know about crystals and gems.
Robert Symes retired as Keeper in the Department of Mineralogy at the Natural History Museum in 1997. He is a particular expert on minerals of the UK.
Visit the online shop to find all our rocks and minerals books. Unearth gold, crystals, amber and other intriguing things to be found in the ground.
You can also buy other books, DVDs and lots of gifts inspired by the natural world.