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Gems and Jewelry Appraising: Techniques of Professional Practice,2nd ed.

Miller, Anna M.

ISBN 10: 094376310X / ISBN 13: 9780943763101
Published by Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A.: Gemstone Pr, 1999
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Title: Gems and Jewelry Appraising: Techniques of ...

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A.: Gemstone Pr

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 2nd Edition

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The premier book of its kind, now updated and expanded. Gems & Jewelry Appraising, 2nd Edition covers all the standards, procedures, and ethics of appraising gems, jewelry, and other valuables.

Each step involved in conducting an appraisal is fully explained, with photos, case studies, key documents, worksheets and pricing data included. Registered Master Valuer Anna M. Miller gives professional guidance and step-by-step instructions on how to:

Build a clientele
Set fees
Get publicity
Handle insurance replacement claims
Photograph gems and jewelry
Research and write reports
Test metals
Research provenance
Master the different approaches to valuation
Use price guides
Understand legal and ethical aspects of appraising
And more!

This resource offers all the information that practicing or aspiring appraisal professionals will need to establish an appraisal business, handle various kinds of appraisals, and provide an accurate, verifiable estimate of value.

About the Author:

Anna M. Miller, G.G., M.G.A., R.M.V, is a jewelry historian, author, lecturer and instructor.

The developer of the Master Valuer Program, a jewelry appraisal course that has been taught worldwide, she currently consults with individuals and companies on buying, selling, appraising, and interpreting the jewelry arts.

Miller is the author of five books on gems and jewelry, including The Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Appraising and Cameos Old and New.

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