Diamond jewelry buyers - Bookshelf
The Diamond Ring Buying Guide is a comprehensive full-color guide to selecting and evaluating diamonds and diamond jewelry. This updated 7th edition has 140 new photos of ring styles, colored diamonds and contemporary diamond cuts.
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The Diamond Ring Buying Guide is a comprehensive full-color guide to selecting and evaluating diamonds and diamond jewelry. This updated 7th edition has 140 new photos of ring styles, colored diamonds and contemporary diamond cuts. Information has also been added on palladium, diamond treatments, fancy colored diamonds, synthetic diamonds, ring mountings, and the new GIA and AGS cut grading systems. Chapter titles include: Diamond Price Factors in a Nutshell; Carat Weight; Diamond Shapes and Cutting Styles; Diamond Color; Judging Cut Quality; Judging Clarity and Transparency; Diamond or Imitation?; Diamond Treatments; Synthetic Diamonds; Gold; Platinum & Palladium; Choosing an Appropriate Setting Style; Choosing a Diamond Ring ; How to Care For and Protect Your Diamond Ring; and Tips on Smart Buying. As stated by a reviewer of the American Library Associations Booklist, the Diamond Ring Buying Guide has a wealth of information. . . delves into the intricacies of shape, carat weight, color, clarity, setting style, and cutkeeping explanations streamlined enough so even the first-time diamond buyer can confidently choose a gem.
Jewelry & Gems, the Buying Guide, How to Buy Diamonds, Pearls, Colored Gemstones, Gold & Jewelry with Confidence and Knowledge
Easy to read and understand, Jewelry and Gems: The Buying Guide covers every aspect of purchasing and enjoying jewelry and gems.
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Over 400,000 Copies in PrintKnow What You Want, Know What You re Buying, Learn the Secrets to Get the Most for Your MoneyEasy to Read Easy to UnderstandPractical Complete Instant Answers ... to All Your QuestionsCompletely Updated & Expanded 7th Edition! Purchasing gems and jewelry can be a magical experience, filled with excitement and anticipation. But lack of information, error, or misrepresentation can make the thrill of buying a gem or piece of jewelry confusing, intimidating, overwhelming, and costly. To help you avoid the pitfalls and keep the magic, two internationally respected experts on buying gems and jewelry put their inside knowledge to work for you in this easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide. It is filled with practical advice and is designed to make it easy for you to have all the information you need to buy gems and jewelry with confidence. Recommended by consumer and jewelry trade reviewers around the world, it is already in use in over 100 countries and has been translated into Spanish, Arabic, Greek, Hungarian, Russian and Japanese. Over 400,000 copies are now in print and this revised, updated, expanded edition covers even more: buying and selling on the internet, dazzling new diamond cuts, recently discovered gems and new treatments and trickery to look out for. There are fascinating mythical and magical tidbits, and "practical tips that could only come from an insider." In simple, straightforward terms you ll learn about the four Cs and how to juggle them to get what you want, "at the price you want to pay;" what to "look for, " and "look out for;" all about gold and platinum, jewelry design, and some of the country s leading designers. You ll learn what questions to ask and what to get in writing, and even how to select the jeweler, appraiser, and insurer. The authors leave no stone unturned to give you everything you need to know whether you are a novice or a connoisseur. With "Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide, " you ll find the experience can be a joy, and the gems and jewelry you select a source of "lasting" pleasure!
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