by Judith Crowe

ISBN: 9781632506825

SKU: 11414599


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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.

Other Information

Publisher: Interweave

Publication Date: 6/4/2019