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A Meditation On Cultured Pearls, Part One:

By Richard W. Wise, G.G. ©2017 Part I I began my career as a faceted stone man. It took me a long time to warm up to pearls. A fine diamond will blast you with brilliance and a ruby will step right up and sock you in the eye. Not so the pearl! Pearls seemed…
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Review of Secrets Of The Gem Trade (2nd Edition) On Pearl-Guide.com

Secrets of the Gem Trade 2nd Edition, by Richard W. Wise, GG, Reviewed by Blaire Beavers, GG, for the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, December 1, 2016 I am certain that many of you have read the first edition of Secrets of the Gem Trade. I read the first edition as I was embarking on…
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