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Praise for the 1st Edition:
“…very highly recommended to anyone
interested in gemology as a superbly
organized, authoritative, comprehensive
and easy-to-follow reference.”

–– MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

“A masterpiece, a tour de force.
My recommendation, buy
this book.

–– Canadian Jeweler & Orchid

 

 

 

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Secrets of the
Gem Trade
Second Edition

Rewritten & Enlarged!

The definitive book for those wishing to learn how leading gemologists and auctionhouses evaluate precious gems.

Ten New Chapters:
Jade / Demantoid Garnet / Natural Nacreous Pearls / Conch Pearls / Sunstone / Moonstone / Peridot / Cobalt Blue Spinel / Red • Pink Spinel / Golconda (Type IIa) Diamonds

Five New Introductory Essays:
Blue-white diamonds / Jadeite / Natural Pearls/Spinel / Feldspars.

165 color photographs:
(75 Additional) including exclusive images from major museum collections and the latest auction market icons.