Gem and Jewelry Pocket Guide
A Traveler's Guide to Buying Diamonds, Colored Gems, Pearls, Gold and Platinum Jewelry
By (author) Renee Newman
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Gem and Jewelry Pocket Guide by Renee Newman
Book DescriptionThe perfect pocket-sized companion for those travelling and thinking about purchasing jewellery or stones. Renee Newman, author of the highly respected gem and jewellery guides including 'Diamond Ring Buying Guide' and 'Gold and Platinum Jewelry Buying Guide', has written a concise buying guide covering gems, gold and platinum that's a perfect handy reference. Here is important information on how to select jewellers and appraisers; a chapter on notable gem sources and which countries are noted for specific gems; information on coral, ivory and amber; precautions one must take when buying from an unfamiliar source; and customs regulations, duties and how to use lab reports. This guide will become an indispensable resource that will be used time and time again.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780929975306
(110mm x 175mm x 19mm)
Imprint: International Jewelry Publications,U.S.
Publisher: International Jewelry Publications,U.S.
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Renee Newman
Exotic Gems, Paperback (February 2011)
A guide to identifying and evaluating alexandrite, andalusite, chrysoberyl, cat's-eye, kyanite, sillimanite, common opal, fire opal, dinosaur gembone, tsavorite, rhodolite, spessartine, demantoid, malaya, grossular, and other garnets. It explores the history, lore, properties, qualities and geographic sources of lesser-known gems.
Pearl Buying Guide, Paperback (July 2010)» View all books by Renee Newman
Includes details on judging pearl quality and value. This title offers information on natural pearls, treatments, cultivation and identification techniques, and features a brief chapter on antique pearl jewellery.
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Author Biography - Renee Newman
Renee Newman is a respected gemologist and author of eight guides on gems and jewellery. Her books are used throughout the world as buying guides, sales-training tools, class texts and references for jewellery professionals.
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