Gem Identification Made Easy

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ISBN: 0997014555
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Number of pages: 400
Author: Antonio C. Bonanno
Publisher: Gemstone Press

Download and read online Gem Identification Made Easy in PDF and EPUB Contents: Setting Up a Basic Lab; Proper Lighting; How to Use Each Instrument & What It Will Show; Major Errors and How to Correct Them, and more. Appendixes: Charts & Tables of Gemstone Properties, Schools, Laboratories, Associations and Publications, Readings. Glossary. Index.


Gem Identification Made Easy

Filename: gem-identification-made-easy.pdf
ISBN: 9780943763590
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 354
Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins
Publisher: Gemstone Press

Download and read online Gem Identification Made Easy in PDF and EPUB This revised edition covers the latest gems, synthetics, treatments and instruments. It is easy to use, practical and non-technical indicating how to identify diamonds, coloured gemstones and pearls, as well as separating them from fakes and look-alikes. The book explains what instruments are needed and how to use them, where to obtain such instruments and what should be seen for each gemstone. Anyone can learn to identify most of the gems and imitations found in the market place. This volume is the key to avoiding costly mistakes and recognising profitable opportunities.


Colored Gemstones

Filename: colored-gemstones.pdf
ISBN: 9780943763453
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 191
Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins
Publisher: Gemstone Press

Download and read online Colored Gemstones in PDF and EPUB Purchasing coloured gemstones can be a magical experience, filled with excitement and anticipation. But lack of information, error, or misrepresentation can make buying gemstones confusing, intimidating, overwhelming, and costly. 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 coloured gemstones. But there are also new high-tech treatments and sophisticated frauds to look out for. Lack of information, error, or misrepresentation can make the thrill of buying a gem or piece of jewellery confusing, intimidating, overwhelming, and costly. Buyers need a source of expert guidance. To help you avoid the pitfalls and keep the magic, Antoinette Matlins, an internationally respected expert on buying gems, puts her insider knowledge to work for you in this easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide. Practical, comprehensive, and easy to understand, the guide offers in depth all the information you need in order to know what to look for and what to look out for, including: what qualifies as a 'gemstone'?; how to evaluate colour -- and its impact on price; deciding between a natural gem and an enhanced gem; coloured gemstone synthesis and treatment; what to ask when buying the stone; what to get in writing; how to get what you want within your budget; price guides for popular gems, opals, and synthetic stones; And much, much more!


Diamonds

Filename: diamonds.pdf
ISBN: 9780943763460
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 192
Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins
Publisher: Gemstone Press

Download and read online Diamonds in PDF and EPUB Whether you are buying a diamond for an engagement ring, anniversary, to commemorate a special moment, or for personal pleasure, today it is more important than ever to understand what you are buying. There are new shapes and cuts, fancy colours, high-tech treatments, and sophisticated frauds. There are new ways to buy -- such as Internet auctions and TV shopping. Buyers need a source of expert guidance. Practical, comprehensive, and easy to understand, this book offers in depth all the information you need to buy sparkling diamonds with confidence, including: What is a diamond?; The factors affecting quality differences in diamonds; Diamond grading reports and how to interpret them; How to compare prices; How to spot differences in stones that may appear to be the same quality; How to protect yourself from misrepresentation; Questions to ask when buying any diamond; What to get in writing; How to get what you want within your budget; Important information about buying on the Internet and much more.


The Pearl Book

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ISBN: 9780943763354
Release Date: 2001-10
Number of pages: 198
Author: Antoinette L. Matlins
Publisher: Gemstone Press

Download and read online The Pearl Book in PDF and EPUB With today's finest cultured pearls rivaling diamond, ruby, emerald and sapphire in terms of popularity, rarity and price, more and more people are searching for a reliable source of information to guide them in the fascinating and complex world of pearls-natural, cultured and imitation. This revised and updated 3rd edition is a comprehensive, authoritative guide that tells readers everything they need to know about pearls to fully understand and appreciate them, and avoid any unexpected-and costly-disappointments, now and in future generations.


Jewelry Gems the Buying Guide

Filename: jewelry-gems-the-buying-guide.pdf
ISBN: 9780943763712
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 306
Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins
Publisher: Gemstone Press

Download and read online Jewelry Gems the Buying Guide in PDF and EPUB A guide to buying jewelry and gems, including diamonds, colored gemstones, design, selecting a reputable jeweler, price guides, charts, and tables.


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ISBN: 9785040015382
Release Date: 2017-09-05
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Author: Алексей Лагутенков
Publisher: Litres

Download and read online in PDF and EPUB Из этого красочного альбома вы узнаете о том, как самостоятельно оценивать цветные ювелирные камни, как уберечься от обмана при покупке ювелирного украшения с драгоценным камнем, а также ознакомитесь с полной историей самоцветов: кем и когда был открыт тот или иной драгоценный камень и под какими названиями он был известен в разное время. Эта книга будет интересна любой аудитории. Ведь рано или поздно практически любой человек на Земле задумывается о покупке ювелирного изделия с красивым камнем. Возможно, та информация, которую вы почерпнете из книги, при покупке понравившегося ювелирного изделия сэкономит вам значительную сумму денег... и некоторое количество нервных клеток, которые, как известно, не восстанавливаются.


Library Journal

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ISBN: UOM:39015082964639
Release Date: 1998-10
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Download and read online Library Journal in PDF and EPUB Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.


The Small Press Book Review

Filename: the-small-press-book-review.pdf
ISBN: 0925065013
Release Date: 1989
Number of pages: 264
Author: Hugh Gough
Publisher:

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American Bookseller

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ISBN: MINN:31951P00065080U
Release Date: 1989
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Lean In

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ISBN: 9783843705783
Release Date: 2013-03-30
Number of pages: 312
Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

Download and read online Lean In in PDF and EPUB In Deutschland sitzen in den Vorständen der 100 umsatzstärksten Firmen gerade einmal drei Prozent Frauen. International sieht es nicht viel besser aus. Sheryl Sandberg ist COO von Facebook und gehörte davor zur Führungsmannschaft bei Google. Zusammen mit ihrem Mann Dave erzieht sie zwei kleine Kinder. Sie ist eine der wenigen sichtbaren Top-Managerinnen weltweit und ein Vorbild für Frauen aller Generationen. In ihrem Buch widmet sie sich ihrem Herzensthema: Wie können mehr Frauen in anspruchsvollen Jobs an die Spitze gelangen? Sie beschreibt äußere und innere Barrieren, die Frauen den Aufstieg verwehren. Sandberg zeigt, wie jede Frau ihre Ziele erreichen kann.


Gems Gemology

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ISBN: UOM:39015056618849
Release Date: 2002
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Small Press Record of Books in Print

Filename: small-press-record-of-books-in-print.pdf
ISBN: NWU:35556023406747
Release Date: 1994
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Author: Len Fulton
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Buyer s Guide and Web Site Directory

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ISBN: UVA:X001774001
Release Date: 1990-07
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Bibliographic Index

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ISBN: UOM:39015079882414
Release Date: 1991
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