How to Buy a Diamond: Insider Secrets for Getting Your Money's Worth

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Casablanca Press, 1998 - Diamonds - 208 pages
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A guide to buying the right diamond at the right price. Includes information on the terms of the industry, how to choose a jeweler, wholesalers' pricing guides, and the four "C's": clarity, color, cut and carat size. Discusses ring styles and settings, as well as insuring and caring for the diamond.

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I chose 2 stars for entertainment value as this book was purchased for its information. Its a great tool for someone wanting to learn how to value a gem. It was bought to give my husband some muchneeded extra help and I can recommend it wholeheartedly. Read full review


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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 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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