By Antoinette Matlins PG FGA
Newly up-to-date and extended,
COLORED gems provides all the
information you must purchase, gather, sell—
or easily enjoy—sapphires, emeralds, rubies and
other coloured gems with self assurance and information.
With extra kinds than ever earlier than to choose between, together with altogether new gemstones, progressive new cuts and new how you can purchase gems—such as web auctions and television shopping—there hasn't ever been a extra interesting time to shop for or gather coloured gem stones. yet there also are new high-tech remedies and complex frauds to appear out for. loss of info, mistakes or misrepresentation could make the joys of purchasing a gem or piece of knickknack complicated, intimidating, overwhelming and costly. Buyers desire a resource of specialist guidance.
This sensible, complete, easy-to-understand advisor presents all of the details you wish that allows you to understand what to appear for, and what to appear out for, together with:
- What qualifies as a “gemstone”?
- the way to review color—and its impression on fee.
- Deciding among a natural gem and an enhanced gem … and new glass-gemstone compositions.
- Colored gemstone synthesis and remedy.
- What to invite while procuring the stone.
- What to get in writing.
- How to get what you will want inside your price range.
- Price courses for renowned gem stones, opals and artificial stones.
- Important information regarding purchasing on the web.
- ... and lots more and plenty extra!
Written by way of an “insider,” this easy-to-read advisor is the “unofficial coloured gemstone bible” for an individual who desires to get the main for his or her moneyand take pleasure in what they've got purchased.
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Colored Gemstones 3/E: The Antoinette Matlin's Buying Guide by Antoinette Matlins PG FGA