Gem Identification Made Easy: A Hands-on Guide to More Confident Buying and Selling

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GemStone Press, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 322 pages
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An easy-to-use book that shows how anyone can learn to identify most of the gems and synthetics found in the marketplace. This practical book is essential reading for collectors, dealers, or students alike on how to avoid costly mistakes and recognize profitable opportunities.

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I am just a beginner on gems and I found this book to be very helpful in my quest to identify different gems. Also helped with what type of equipment one needs to make the process easier. I would highly recommend this book to anyone just starting on gems identification. Read full review


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Matlins is an international respected gem and jewelry expert, author and lecturer.

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