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Secrets of the Gem Trade : The Connoisseur's Guide to Precious Gemstones (Hardcover) (Richard W. Wise)
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Completely revised and expanded with 10 new chapters and five new introductory essays, plus 165 color photographs (50 additional) which include exclusive images from major museum collections and the latest auction market icons. The definitive book for anyone wanting to learn how the best gemologists in the world evaluate precious gems, and what makes one stone merely a good stone versus a truly fabulous museum quality gem. The author, Richard Wise, is one of the world's foremost gemologists.
Number of Pages: 340
Genre: Science, Antiques + Collectibles
Sub-Genre: Jewelry, Earth Sciences / Mineralogy
Publisher: Natl Book Network
Author: Richard W. Wise
Street Date: December 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-6474
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