Fine in fine dust jacket. FINE HARDCOVER WITH DUST JACKET. ILLUSTRATED. SHIPS FROM WA-USPS. EXPEDITED SERVICES AVAILABLE. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 304 p. Contains: Illustrations. Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide (Hardcover). Audience: General/trade. FINE HARDCOVER WITH DUST JACKET. ILLUSTRATED. SHIPS FROM WA-USPS. EXPEDITED SERVICES AVAILABLE. Jewish Lights Publishing, 1998. Know What You Want, Know What You re Buying, Learn the Secrets to Get the Most for Your Money Easy to Read Easy to Understand Practical Complete Instant Answers...to All Your Questions Purchasing gems and jewelry can be a magical experience, filled with excitement and anticipation. But lack of information, error, or misrepresentation can make the thrill of buying a gem or piece of jewelry confusing, intimidating, overwhelming, and costly. To help you avoid the pitfalls and keep the magic, two internationally respected experts on buying gems and jewelry put their inside knowledge to work for you in this easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide. It is filled with practical advice and is designed to make it easy for you to have all the information you need to buy gems and jewelry with confidence. Recommended by consumer and jewelry trade reviewers around the world, it is already in use in over 100 countries and has been translated into Spanish, Arabic, Greek, Hungarian, Russian and Japanese. Over 400, 000 copies are now in print and this revised, updated, expanded edition covers even more: buying and selling on the internet, dazzling new diamond cuts, recently discovered gems and new treatments and trickery to look out for. There are fascinating mythical and magical tidbits, and practical tips that could only come from an insider. Antiques & Collectibles; Carving; Crafts & Hobbies; Gems; Jewelry; Non-Fiction; Precious stones; Purchasing; Reference
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