Colored Gemstones 3/E: The Antoinette Matlin's Buying Guide by Antoinette Matlins PG FGA

By Antoinette Matlins PG FGA

Newly up to date and multiplied,
COLORED gem stones offers all the
information you must purchase, acquire, sell—
or easily enjoy—sapphires, emeralds, rubies and
other coloured gems with self assurance and data.

With extra kinds than ever ahead of to make a choice from, together with altogether new gem stones, innovative new cuts and new how you can purchase gems—such as web auctions and television shopping—there hasn't ever been a extra intriguing time to shop for or acquire coloured gem stones. yet there also are new high-tech remedies and complicated frauds to seem out for. loss of info, blunders or misrepresentation could make the joys of procuring a gem or piece of bijou complicated, intimidating, overwhelming and costly. Buyers want a resource of specialist guidance.

This sensible, complete, easy-to-understand advisor offers all of the info you would like in an effort to be aware of what to appear for, and what to appear out for, together with:

  • What qualifies as a “gemstone”?
  • • find out how to evaluation color—and its effect on expense.
  • Deciding among a natural gem and an enhanced gem … and new glass-gemstone compositions.
  • Colored gemstone synthesis and therapy.
  • What to invite whilst deciding to buy the stone.
  • What to get in writing.
  • How to get what you will want inside your price range.
  • Price publications for well known gemstones, opals and artificial stones.
  • Important information regarding procuring on the net.
  • ... and lots more and plenty extra!

Written through an “insider,” this easy-to-read advisor is the “unofficial coloured gemstone bible” for someone who desires to get the main for his or her moneyand get pleasure from what they've got purchased.

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