Gemstone Buying Guide: How to Evaluate, Identify, Select and Care for Colored Gemsby Renee Newman
This full-color guide to colored gems provides information on quality evaluation, price comparison, gem identification, cutting styles, treatments, fake stones, gem care and geographic sources. There are 121 new color photos and many new gem species and varieties in this expanded, updated edition. Written for consumers and professionals, the Gemstone Buying Guide is a practical, well-illustrated resource for buying, identifying and caring for colored gems.
I found this book a pleasure to read and to look at, and have referred back to it many times to verify my own experiences. I recommend this book to all lay people who want to buy gemstones and to gemmologists..."
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