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Gemstone Buying Guide: How to Evaluate, Identify, Select...

By: Newman, Renee
Price: $19.95

International Jewelry Publications, Los Angeles, CA, 2012. Chapters include: 1)Colored Gem Price Factors in a Nutshell, 2)Shape & Cutting Style, 3)Carat Weight, 4)Gemstone Color, 5)Judging Clarity & Transparency, 6)Judging Cut Quality,k 7) Evaluating Star & Cat's-Eye Stones, 8)Treatments, 9)Synthetic Stones, 10)Deceptive Practices, 11)Gemstone Descriptions, 12)Caring for your Gems, plus Birthstones & Annivrsary Stones, Suppliers of Jewelry & Stones for Photographs, and Bibliography. Professional color photographs throughout. Paperback, 9" x 7", 155 pages.