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Learn the essentials of Asian gemstones with this useful and portable reference book. Gemstones, both mythical and real, are deeply embedded in the arts, religions and cultures of Asia. This handy pocket guide provides an excellent introduction to the full range of superb gemstones mined and processed in the region, their physical characteristics, historical importance and countries of origin. Stunning color photographs and informative text by noted... more...

"Of the few dictionaries of jewelry that have been published … this is certainly the best."―Retail Jeweller From the ‘AA Pendant’ (a jewel in the Green Vault at Dresden) to ‘Zuni jewelry’ (from New Mexico), this popular reference work provides collectors, students and dealers in jewelry with an authoritative fully-illustrated guide to the subject. Harold Newman, who was a famous collector and writer on the decorative arts,... more...

Have You Thought about Selling Your OLD Gold Jewelry to Take Advantage of Gold and Silver Prices, but Don’t Know Where to Start? Do you have gold or silver jewelry you no longer wear? Have you stayed up late watching TV ads tell you that old gold is worth a fortune and easy to sell? Were you tempted to call for more information, but didn’t? Have you searched on Google only to find lots of scattered bits of information on selling old gold... more...

In recent years, U.S. jewelry sales on the Internet have grown to nearly $3 billion yearly, a figure attained in part because of the popularity of eBay. "Buying & Selling Jewelry on eBay" walks you through the process of using eBay to both purchase and purvey jewelry-from finding the perfect gem and the right style of jewelry to understanding the rules of advertising and selling jewelry to consumers. This book also aims to help you gain confidence... more...

Full access to Christie's archives has been granted for this book, resulting in the inclusion of never-before seen images Stories of the world's great jewelry collections Expertly curating Christie's extensive archives, Vincent Meylan has drawn out the key details of each momentous saleFor centuries, the stories of the world's great jewelry collections have lain hidden within the archives of Christie's, the celebrated... more...


Make your own origami jewelry with this easy origami book! In this new paper craft book from world renowned origami artists, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander, you'll be delighted to discover how quick, fun and inexpensive it is to make durable DIY jewelry that you'll actually be able to wear! LaFosse & Alexander's Origami Jewelry will show you how to create 3D designs to go with your hair, skin, and wardrobe by customizing the... more...

An entertaining and well-researched history of the Hope diamond Since its discovery in seventeenth-century India, the Hope diamond, a glimmering deep blue gem weighing over 45 carats, has been shrouded in mystery and steeped in intrigue. In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Richard Kurin goes beyond the speculation to reveal the truth behind a legendary stone. Kurin, a cultural anthropologist, spent more than a decade on the trail of the legendary gem.... more...

Engraving on Precious Metals is for professionals and others who wish to learn hand engraving as a hobby or trade, and reveals many previously undisclosed practices of the commercial engraver which help to make his skill quite astonishing. All aspects of the craft are covered exhaustively, including the relatively modern innovation of the high-class machine engraver. Illustrated throughout with over 250 drawings, the... more...

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A dazzling visual guide to precious and semiprecious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery. From diamonds and sapphires to emeralds and obsidian, Gem profiles all the key gemstones and other precious materials. Its stunning images show the jewels in their different cuts, colors, and... more...

A Jewelry Classic For three decades, Answers to Questions About Old Jewelry has served as the most respected and authoritative reference to the subject of vintage jewelry on the market. The new edition of this timeless classic finds acclaimed jewelry expert C. Jeanenne Bell at her best - sharing her impressive understanding of the subject with unbridled passion for her life-long pursuit. Offering significant historical information and lavish images... more...