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Gem Identification Made Easy 3RD Edition

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Book News Annotation:

The third edition of this accessible and knowledgeable guide to gem identification features updated information on new techniques and gems, including the high-pressure/high-temperature techniques used to treat some types of diamonds, methods for detecting diffusion techniques used to color sapphires, and new instruments for identification. Basic identification techniques are stressed, with instruction in setting up a lab, and discussion of instruments. More advanced techniques are then discussed. A chapter is included on antique and estate jewelry. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780943763347
Subtitle:
A Hands-On Guide to More Confident Buying & Selling
Author:
Matlins, Antoinette
Author:
Matlins, Antoinette Leonard
Author:
Bonanno, Antonio C.
Publisher:
Gemstone Press
Location:
Woodstock, Vt.
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Identification
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Precious stones
Subject:
Precious stones -- Identification.
Subject:
Gems -- Identification.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
New Updtd & Exp
Series Volume:
107-201.
Publication Date:
July 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
330
Dimensions:
9.46x6.24x1.15 in. 1.41 lbs.

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