Gemstones

Identifying and Using the World's Most Fabulous Gems
Judith Crowe

Description

This book is for anyone who has ever had a gemstone and wanted identification and information. Discover the common treatments and imitations plus gemstone properties, sources and typical cuts of stones, including a guide on appraisal techniques.

Featuring a mix of gemstones and gem-set jewellery, the book puts gems in context and contains historical context for those buying and selling antique and vintage gem-set jewellery, including details of the stones typically found in Georgian, Victorian, early 20th century settings.

Packed with fascinating gemological details and up-to-minute data on more than 70 of the most exquisite gemstones, learn the common pitfalls in identifying stones and clarify areas of confusion and misidentification.

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    192
  • Size
    260 x 220mm
  • Publisher
    Herbert
  • ISBN
    9781912217854
Status
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Stock Code
190717
Our Price
$49.99