Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide : how to Buy Diamonds, Colored Gemstones, Pearls, Gold & Jewelry with Confidence and Knowledge

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Gemstone Press, 1993 - Jewelry - 262 pages
This completely updated, revised and expanded edition by two experts explains how to buy diamonds, pearls, and other precious and popular gems and metals with confidence and knowledge. Also includes information on design and style, plus gemstone laboratory reports. 16 full-color plates; 100 illustrations.

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Jewelry & gems: the buying guide: how to buy diamonds, colored gemstones, pearls, gold & jewelry with confidence and knowledge

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Matlins and Bonanno's guide is as clear and easy to understand as their previous, well-received Gem Identification Made Easy (LJ 9/1/90) and Complete Guide to Buying Gems (LJ 5/15/84). They have ... Read full review


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Looking for a Gem Thats a Cut Above
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Matlins is an international respected gem and jewelry expert, author and lecturer.

Bonanno was one of America's most distinguished gemologists.

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