Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Buying Guide: How to Evaluate, Identify, Select & Care for These Gemstones

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9780929975283: Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Buying Guide: How to Evaluate, Identify, Select & Care for These Gemstones

These guides feature full-color photography throughout and help consumers and professionals make the smart choice in their purchase of precious and semiprecious gems and metals.

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Renee Newman, GG (GIA), is a gemologist with broad experience in pricing and evaluating gemstones and jewelry. Newman's gem and jewelry books are used throughout the world as consumer buying guides, sales training tools, gemology course texts and references for jewelers, dealers and appraisers.

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Registered gemologist Newman understands this. In her two new guides, Newman continues her tradition of user-friendly texts that are technical enough to help consumers make wise purchases. Like her other well-regarded guides (e.g., The Gold Jewelry Buying Guide), this book is profusely illustrated with color photographs"most by Newman"showing not only the beauty of finished jewelry but close-ups and magnifications of details such as finish, settings, cut, clarity, flaws, and fakes. Sections on testing and judging the real from the fake are sophisticated enough for professionals to use. All three books are enjoyable reading, but Newman!s guides are the ones to take along when shopping. Gems will find a place in larger collections in need of a broad, basic guide. Newman!s books are highly recommended for both academic and public libraries of all sizes."Therese Duzinkiewicz Baker, Western Kentucky Univ. Libs., Bowling Green
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