Gemstone Buying Guide: How To Evaluate, Identify, Select & Care For Colored Gems

Gemstone Buying Guide: How To Evaluate, Identify, Select & Care For Colored Gems

by Renée Newman

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Gemstone Buying Guide: How To Evaluate, Identify, Select & Care For Colored Gems by Renée Newman

This updated 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 323 new color photos and several new gem species and varieties in this 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.

The Gemstone Buying Guide, Third Edition concise yet comprehensive information on colored gemstone quality evaluation, price comparison, identification, cutting styles, treatments, fake stones, optical effects, gem care and geographic sources. Many of the gems are shown mounted in striking designer jewelry. There are 323 new color photos and several new gem species and varieties in this new updated Third Edition. Also included are interesting historical facts mixed with scientific data and a bit of folklore. Written for consumers and professionals, the Gemstone Buying Guide is a practical, well-illustrated resource for buying, identifying and caring for colored gems. If you want to become a savvy buyer and learn how to select colored gemstones, then you'll find the Gemstone Buying Guide a fascinating and valuable resource. Trade paperback, 6" x 9" 153 pages, 356 photos + diagrams and tables.

Illustration Details: 356 color photos, plus diagrams, tables and charts

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780929975511
Publisher: International Jewelry Publications
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 153
Sales rank: 779,940

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