The pearl buying guide

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International Jewelry Publications, Apr 1, 1994 - Antiques & Collectibles - 188 pages

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So many subtle considerations of quality go into the selection and purchase of pearls-luster, size, shape, origin, flaws, nacre thickness, and color-and this book is an indispensable guide to judging ... Read full review

The pearl buying guide

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Newman has compiled an interesting and easy-to-understand guide to buying, evaluating, selecting, and caring for pearls and pearl jewelry. The opening chapters point out common mistakes made when ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
9
Curious Facts About Pearls
17
Judging Luster Nacre Thickness
37
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Newman is a gemologist with broad experience in pricing and evaluating gemstones and jewelry.

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