Gemstones: A Jewelry Maker's Guide to Identifying and Using Beautiful Rocks

Author : Judith Crowe

Packed with fascinating gemological details and up-to-date information on more than 70 of the most exquisite gemstones, Gemstones is the reference guide you need to identify a variety of gems. Join leading expert Judith Crowe as she shares: - Accurate information on how to identify gemstones and how the gem trade operates so you can buy with confidence. - Detailed information on the treatments, imitations, pricing, cuts, sources, and gem appraisals. - Covers the common pitfalls in identifying stones and clarifies areas of confusion and misidentification. - Practical gemological information on colored gemstones, diamonds, and organic gems. Plus historical context for those buying and selling antique and vintage gem-set jewelry. Jewelers and designer goldsmiths, lapidaries and gem cutters, stone setters, gemologists, geologists, or anyone interested in gemstones and gem-set jewelry, Gemstones has the information you're looking for.

Published Date : 25 Jun 2021
Page : 192 pages
Publisher : F+W Media, Inc.

MARC INFORMATION

020 a : ISBN 
9781632506825 
041 a : Language 
eng 
050 b : Publish Year 
2019 
100 a : Author 
245 a : Title 
Gemstones: A Jewelry Maker's Guide to Identifying and Using Beautiful Rocks 
260 b : Name of publisher 
F+W Media 
300 a : Total pages 
192 pages 
520 a : Description 
Packed with fascinating gemological details and up-to-date information on more than 70 of the most exquisite gemstones, Gemstones is the reference guide you need to identify a variety of gems. Join leading expert Judith Crowe as she shares: - Accurate information on how to identify gemstones and how the gem trade operates so you can buy with confidence. - Detailed information on the treatments, imitations, pricing, cuts, sources, and gem appraisals. - Covers the common pitfalls in identifying stones and clarifies areas of confusion and misidentification. - Practical gemological information on colored gemstones, diamonds, and organic gems. Plus historical context for those buying and selling antique and vintage gem-set jewelry. Jewelers and designer goldsmiths, lapidaries and gem cutters, stone setters, gemologists, geologists, or anyone interested in gemstones and gem-set jewelry, Gemstones has the information you're looking for. 
650 a : Subject 

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