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

Hardcover

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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: 1,200,033
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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