Gemstones: A Jewelry Maker's Guide to Identifying and Using Beautiful Rocks

Gemstones: A Jewelry Maker's Guide to Identifying and Using Beautiful Rocks

by Judith Crowe

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Overview

Learn to identify gemstones in and for jewelry with this must-have guide!

Packed with fascinating gemological details and up-to-date information on more than 70 of the most exquisite gemstones, Gemstones is the reference guide you need to identify a variety of gems. Join leading expert Judith Crowe as she shares:

  •Accurate information on how to identify gemstones and how the gem trade operates so you can buy with confidence.
  •Detailed information on the treatments, imitations, pricing, cuts, sources, and gem appraisals.
  •Covers the common pitfalls in identifying stones and clarifies areas of confusion and misidentification.
  •Practical gemological information on colored gemstones, diamonds, and organic gems. Plus historical context for those buying and selling antique and vintage gem-set jewelry.
Jewelers and designer goldsmiths, lapidaries and gem cutters, stone setters, gemologists, geologists, or anyone interested in gemstones and gem-set jewelry, Gemstones has the information you're looking for.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632506825
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,179,613
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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