Retail Jeweller's Guide

Retail Jeweller's Guide


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The most practical and informative reference book for the jewelry trade, The Retail Jeweller’s Guide provides all the information on necessary areas of product knowledge required by the professional jeweler. It is also an invaluable text for all students studying for the NAG JET and NAG Gemmology courses, and the new summary and learning section will enhance the textbook elements of this new edition. Also included are an entirely new chapter on the appraisal of jewelry and one on gemmological instruments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750646505
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Edition description: REV
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Blakemore is the former editor of Watchmaker, Jeweller and Silversmith (NAG’s official journal), and a member of the NAG Education Committee. Eddie Stanley has been associated with the Jewellery Trade Education and Training provision for NAG for more than 35 years, and sits on NAG’s training and education committee.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS: Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Precious metals; Diamond & coloured gemstones; Antique silver; Value of jewellery; Manufacture of silverware; Jewellery past and present; Manufacture of jewellery; Hallmarks on gold, silver and platinum; The history of watches and clocks; Watches and clocks continued; Gemmological instruments and their use; Glass, pottery and china; Glossaries; Appendices; Index

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