Colored Gemstones, 2nd Edition: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide: How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Sapphires, Emeralds, Rubies and Other Colored Gemstones
All the Information You Need to Buy, Collect, Sell --or Simply Enjoy-- Sapphires, Emeralds, Rubies and Other Colored Gemstones with Confidence and Knowledge
With more varieties than ever before to choose from, including altogether new gems, revolutionary new cuts, and new ways to buy gems--such as internet auctions and TV shopping--there has never been a more exciting time to buy or collect colored gemstones. But there are also new high-tech treatments and sophisticated frauds to look out for.
Gemstone Buying Guide, Second Edition: How to Evaluate, Identify, Select and Care for Colored Gems
"This is a quality buying guide that is recommended for purchase to consumers, gemmologists and students of gemmology--irrespective of their standard of knowledge of gemmology. The information is comprehensive, factual and well presented. Particularly noteworthy in this book are the 189 quality colour photographs that have been carefully chosen to illustrate the text.Australian Gemmologist review