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Gemstone Buying Guide : How to Evaluate, Identify, Select & Care for Colored Gems (Revised) (Paperback)

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Newman, a gemologist and author of gem and jewelry guides, explains how to assess the quality of colored gemstones when buying and valuing gems. She covers shape and cutting style, carat weight, color, clarity and transparency, cut quality, star and cat's-eye stones, treatments, synthetic stones, and deceptive practices, followed by descriptions of specific gemstones, with broad price ranges, and tips on caring for gems. This edition has 323 new color photos and new gem species and varieties. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 153.0
Genre: Antiques + Collectibles, Reference
Sub-Genre: Jewelry, Reference, Consumer Guides
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Jewelry Pubns
Author: Renee Newman
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2016
TCIN: 51414978
UPC: 9780929975511
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-8500

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