Illustrated Guide To Jewelry Appraising

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Illustrated Guide To Jewelry Appraising

Author : Anna M. Miller
ISBN : 9781461597179
Genre : Science
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There is more to appraising jewelry than just being parable sales and a value determination. Then, all this able to put a dollar value on an item. The title of ap information, with clear jewelry descriptions, must be praiser distinguishes the individual who is able to iden succinctly put together with photographs and deliv tify, witness, estimate status, excellence, or potential ered to the client. ity, and to determine the authenticity of an article. Today's jewelry appraiser should also be cognizant Many factors impact on a thorough appraisal, espe of the vicissitudes of fashion, how changes impact the cially on estate and period jewelry. jewelry market in a substantial and vital manner in both design and style. A careful look must be given to Developing all this expertise is a lot to ask of practi tioners who only a decade ago were barely making a study of color psychology with an awareness of why specific gemstones and their colors and enamels of cer distinction between a well-written sales receipt and a professional appraisal report. tain colors were used in different periods. Industrial In the past few years bold changes have taken place developments, from machine stamped jewelry, the use in this field. It is now understood that standard ap of aniline dyes in clothing, and development of the praisal concepts and principles can be applied to the electric light, have influenced design and use of gem stones.
Category: Science

Gem Identification Made Easy

Author : Antoinette Leonard Matlins
ISBN : 9780943763590
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 63.49 MB
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This revised edition covers the latest gems, synthetics, treatments and instruments. It is easy to use, practical and non-technical indicating how to identify diamonds, coloured gemstones and pearls, as well as separating them from fakes and look-alikes. The book explains what instruments are needed and how to use them, where to obtain such instruments and what should be seen for each gemstone. Anyone can learn to identify most of the gems and imitations found in the market place. This volume is the key to avoiding costly mistakes and recognising profitable opportunities.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Pearl Book

Author : Antoinette L. Matlins
ISBN : 9780943763354
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 63.51 MB
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With today's finest cultured pearls rivaling diamond, ruby, emerald and sapphire in terms of popularity, rarity and price, more and more people are searching for a reliable source of information to guide them in the fascinating and complex world of pearls-natural, cultured and imitation. This revised and updated 3rd edition is a comprehensive, authoritative guide that tells readers everything they need to know about pearls to fully understand and appreciate them, and avoid any unexpected-and costly-disappointments, now and in future generations.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Cameos Old New

Author : Anna M. Miller
ISBN : 0943763363
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Describes how to collect, build, appraise, and care for a cameo collection.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Crystal Magic

Author : Sandra Kynes
ISBN : 9780738754161
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 49.62 MB
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Strengthen your connection with the natural world as you learn to incorporate the power of crystals and gemstones into your magical practice. This comprehensive, full-color book is exquisitely designed to be both user-friendly and a gorgeous addition to your bookshelf. Inside, you'll find everything you need to effectively work with crystals, from the history, science, and magic of the mineral kingdom to an encyclopedic list of nearly 200 varieties of stones. Explore numerous ways to grow your knowledge and skills, including details on buying and preparing stones, magical associations by color, astrological influences, and how to spot fakes. Discover a new, powerful form of crystal grid and which stone is best for a specific goal. With more than 200 color photographs and convenient guides to correspondences, associated deities, and more, Crystal Magic will serve as a timeless, indispensable reference.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Engagement Wedding Rings

Author : Antoinette Leonard Matlins
ISBN : 094376341X
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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An indispensable resource on how to select, buy, and enjoy the perfect ring, this revised editions includes new colour photos and features the latest trends and artistry in ring design. Also included are up-to-date diamond price charts to help buyers really know what they are paying for.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Cameos Old And New

Author : Anna M. Miller
ISBN : 9780943763606
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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From ancient times to the present, cameos have captivated artists as a unique medium in which to capture and reflect the history, literature and legends of every age. And today, the allure of cameos are attracting a new generation of collectors, connoisseurs, artists, and appraisers fascinated by their multidimensional beauty. This new edition provides extra information and many new photos designed to enable al interested parties to recognise and evaluate quality and value in cameos.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Book Review Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015066027981
Genre : Books
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Every 3d issue is a quarterly cumulation.
Category: Books

American Reference Books Annual

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ISBN : UOM:39015046431956
Genre : Reference books
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
Category: Reference books

The Jeweler S Directory Of Gemstones

Author : Judith Crowe
ISBN : 1770851089
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 38.59 MB
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Presents information on gemstone specifications, locations, types, treatments, imitations, and pricing, and describes how they are formed, designed, handled, appraised, and purchased.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Gems Gemology

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ISBN : UOM:39015054010114
Genre : Gemology
File Size : 76.7 MB
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Category: Gemology

The Off The Beaten Path Job Book

Author : Sandra Gurvis
ISBN : PSU:000031368377
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 62.58 MB
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Self-employment has many benefits. See what types of jobs(see contents screen) you can have and be your own boss. Includes description of the work, salaries, and sources of further information.
Category: Business & Economics

Everything Collectibles

Author : Nicholas Nigro
ISBN : 1580626459
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 71.30 MB
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A helpful guide to buying and selling collectibles focuses on Americana, autographs, dolls, figurines, sports collectibles, stamps, and coins, among many other items. Original.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Warman S Antiques And Collectibles Price Guide

Author : Ellen T. Schroy
ISBN : 087341974X
Genre : Antiques
File Size : 40.62 MB
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From native-American artifacts, Depression glass, and toys to lamps and lighting and paper ephemera, this authoritative "bible" is an essential field guide to more than 500 categories of collectibles. The 2001 edition features a new category of American paintings along with special emphasis on English and Continental furniture. 600 photos. (Antiques/Collectibles)
Category: Antiques

Library Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000107430567
Genre : Libraries
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Category: Libraries