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Gem Identification Made Easy

Matlins, Antoinette L.; Bonanno, Antonio C.

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ISBN 10: 0719802512 / ISBN 13: 9780719802515
Published by Robert Hale Ltd
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This is the first and only book that explains in non-technical terms how to use pocket, portable and laboratory instruments to identify diamonds and coloured gems and to separate them from imitations and 'look-alikes'. Num Pages: 288 pages, 76 colour illustrations, 43 line drawings, 48 b&w illustrations, 16 tables. BIC Classification: GBC; PNV; RBGK; WNR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 240 x 165 x 31. Weight in Grams: 790. . 1995. New ed. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780719802515

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Title: Gem Identification Made Easy

Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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This is the first and only book that explains in non-technical terms how to use pocket, portable and laboratory instruments to identify diamonds and coloured gems and to separate them from imitations and 'look-alikes'. The book's approach is direct and practical, and its style easy to understand. With this highly accessible guide, anyone can begin to master gem identification.

About the Author:

Antoinette Leonard Matlins is the gemmology editor for a jewellery magazine and her articles and comments on gems, jewellery and gem investment appear in many international consumer and trade publications. Antonio C. Bonanno, FGA, ASA, MGA, noted gemmologist and appraiser, is the founder and president of National Gem Appraising Laboratory, and director of the Columbia School of Gemology. He is a fellow of the Gemological Association of Great Britain and an associate of the Alumni of the Gemological Institute of America.

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