Diamonds for Profit

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City Desktop Productions, Incorporated, 2003 - Diamonds - 276 pages
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The information in this comprehensive guide is of great value to both buyers and sellers because it offers inside information on how diamonds are professionally appraised and sold. Those who wish to dispose of the family diamonds at the best price learn how to choose a reliable appraiser and how to find legitimate buyers. Readers interested in pursuing diamond trading as an avocation will find valuable advice on how to spot good buys (and avoid scams) in classified ads, going-out-of-business sales, estate sales, pawnshops, auctions, and dealer's clubs. There is also a complete explanation of how to grade diamonds for colour and clarity, what flaws to look for, and how to estimate the carat weight of set stones.

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Contents

The Treasure Hunt
3
The Sherlock Holmes
13
Doing the Donald
45
Copyright

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Fred Cuellar is founder and president of Diamond Cutters International and is known as one of the world's top diamond experts. Cuellar is accredited in diamonds by the Gemological Institute of America. Cuellar is the official diamond expert for MSNBC, Men's Health, AOL's theknot.com and The Wedding Network, and Icon magazine. He has been featured and discussed on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC's Today Show, CBS Morning News, CNN, ESPN, the Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, US Weekly, In Style as well as over 100 other news and talk shows.. He lives in Houston, Texas.

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