The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones: A Complete Guide to Appraising and Using Precious Stones from Cut and Color to Shape and Settings por Judith Crowe

The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones: A Complete Guide to Appraising and Using Precious Stones from Cut and Color to Shape and Settings por Judith Crowe
Titulo del libro : The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones: A Complete Guide to Appraising and Using Precious Stones from Cut and Color to Shape and Settings
Autor : Judith Crowe
ISBN : 1770851089

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The Jeweler's Directory of Gemstones A well-illustrated reference for anyone needing to make accurate judgements about gemstones, including sources and grading, settings, cutting and faceting, gemstone groups, appraising, spotting synthetics and fakes and much more. Full description

Review
An invaluable resource.... Libraries will find this holds wide appeal for a range of gem crafters.--Diane C. Donovan"California Bookwatch, The Midwest Book Review" (07/01/2007)

A welcome book for anyone in the craft.--Annie Boulanger"The Record (New Westminster, BC)" (12/16/2006)

A beautiful tabletop book for those who adore jewelry and an excellent education resource for consumers.--Tanya Enberg"Toronto 24 Hours" (11/01/2006)

A valuable tool for understanding and using gemstones... an important investment for those devoted to fine gems.--Kathleen Webb"Tacoma Way News Tribune" (12/07/2006)

For jewelers, but it is just as well suited for buyers and wearers of gemstone jewelry.--Lori D.Kranz"American Reference Books Annual" (01/01/2007)

The lavish full-color photographs are well balanced with the text, making this book a feast for the eye.--Lori D. Kranz"Bloomsbury Review" (01/01/2007)

Even those of us who do not buy gems can learn much from this work.--Bob Jones"Rock and Gem" (07/01/2007)

[Review of hardcover edition] For jewelers, but it is just as well suited for buyers and wearers of gemstone jewelry.--Lori D.Kranz"American Reference Books Annual" (01/01/2007)

[Review of hardcover edition] A beautiful tabletop book for those who adore jewelry and an excellent education resource for consumers.--Tanya Enberg"Toronto 24 Hours" (11/01/2006)

[Review of hardcover edition] The lavish full-color photographs are well balanced with the text, making this book a feast for the eye.--Lori D. Kranz"Bloomsbury Review" (01/01/2007)

[Review of hardcover edition] Even those of us who do not buy gems can learn much from this work.--Bob Jones"Rock and Gem" (07/01/2007)

[Review of hardcover edition] A reasonably thorough, convenient resource for anyone wanting to buy and use gemstones in their jewelry....Extremely useful, and I strongly recommend it.

[Review of hardcover edition] An invaluable resource.... Libraries will find this holds wide appeal for a range of gem crafters.--Diane C. Donovan"California Bookwatch, The Midwest Book Review" (07/01/2007)

[Review of hardcover edition] Intended to help the average person learn enough about the properties of gems and the design and marketing of gems and jewelry so they can buy stones or jewelry on the open market. The author accomplishes this purpose admirably using myriad color photo of gems, natural crystals, and fine jewelry... Even those of us who do not buy gems can learn much from this work.--Bob Jones"Rock and Gem" (07/01/2007)

[Review of hardcover edition] A valuable tool for understanding and using gemstones... an important investment for those devoted to fine gems.--Kathleen Webb"Tacoma Way News Tribune" (12/07/2006)

[Review of hardcover edition] A welcome book for anyone in the craft.--Annie Boulanger"The Record (New Westminster, BC)" (12/16/2006)

[Review of hardcover edition] A blend of delightful eye candy with sapphires, emeralds, rubies, jade, quartz and pearls and practical lessons about to look for in a piece, the best cuts, and how to detect the synthetic stones from the fakes. A beautiful tabletop book for those who adore jewelry and an excellent education resource for consumers.--Tanya Enberg"Toronto 24 Hours" (11/01/2006)


Judith Crowe is a jewelry-maker and gemstone dealer in London, England.