1 edition of Colored gemstones found in the catalog.
Antoinette Leonard Matlins
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||TS740 .M38 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 203 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||203|
|LC Control Number||2010005254|
Garnets are a set of closely related minerals forming a group, with gemstones in almost every color. The garnet group of related mineral species offers gems of every hue, including fiery red pyrope, vibrant orange spessartine, and rare intense-green varieties of grossular and andradite. GIA’s Gem Encyclopedia is a virtual journey through the. Books on Gems and Gemstones. Identify, Select & Care for Colored Gems-- by Renee Newman. Renee Newman is a well known gemologist and expert in the field. This book was written for both consumers and professionals, and the guide gives pointers on how to buy gemstones, with advice on price comparison, quality evaluation, fake stones, gem.
Deasy writes like he speaks, with a breezy and occasionally corny sensibility. For those looking for a basic book on color gemstones, this is a good choice. Think of it as a Dorling Kindersley book for adults. If, on the other hand, you intend to delve deeply into the study and purchase of gems in a /5. Gemstone Education Found in virtually every color imaginable, gemstones infuse fine jewelry with a natural brilliance. Whether adorning a pair of stud earrings, a tennis bracelet, or even an engagement ring, a radiant gemstone lends visual interest to any precious metal .
Books shelved as gemstones: The Book of Stones: Who They Are & What They Teach by Robert Simmons, Gemstones by Cally Hall, The Crystal Bible: A Definitiv. Color is influenced by three components: Hue: the position a color occupies on the chromatic scale. This is referred to as shade, tint or color sensation. Tone: this is the brightness or darkness of a color. Saturation: is the intensity (or strength or purity) of a color. Saturation, combined with transparency more than tone, typically affect the beauty of a gemstone.
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COLORED GEMSTONES This is a factual, well-written Colored gemstones book by Paul Deasy, who put a lot or research into this book before it was published. It contains colored pictures of the gemstones, numbers for the gemstone for the collector, and Paul's recommendations for care and cleaning/5(14).
The book is illustrated with excellent color photographs, gemstone description charts, and information on evaluating color and transparency. The author advises in detail on the majority of gems available to the consumer, including research material on treatments, synthetic stones and styles of cuts/5(20).
GEMSTONES BOOKS. Released in Hardcover Full Color Throughout PRICE: US$, Free shipping & handling (Worldwide except few countries) (book ships from Hong Kong) pages; x mm ( x inches) *Additional shipping charges will be charged for some countries.
Use this colorful page book as a gift with purchase for your favorite customers, or as an in-store reference. It covers informative topics like quality factors, geographical source, and treatment information with lore and beautiful images for 18 of the most popular colored stones.
Colored Stones Pearls Recommended Books on Gemology. Must reads if you’re serious about developing your knowledge of gemstones Learn more about a museum exhibit that showcased rare book pages on gems, minerals, and natural Colored gemstones book.
Read More. Get the latest Gems & Gemology. A great book to learn about the market for colored gemstones. Includes lots of basic information about colored gemstones. This book is a 7" x 9" paperback with pages. More information, table of.
Colored Gemstones--The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide: How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Sapphires, Emeralds, Rubies and Other Colored Gems with Confidence and Knowledge by Antoinette L. Matlins List Price: $ Our Price: $ You Save: $ (30%) Availability: Usually ships within 24.
Gemstones of the World We highly recommend Gemstones of the World by Walter Schumann. It is one of the most popular gemstone books ever written, with over one million copies sold.
It has about pages of basic gemstone information and about pages dedicated to photos and descriptions of over gems and gem materials. Alexandrite is one of the rarest of all colored gemstones and is famed for its color change from green in daylight to red under incandescent light.
Honored with the international Accredited Gemologists Association's highest award for excellence in gemology, Ms. Matlins’ books are widely used throughout the world by consumers and professionals in the gem and jewelry field.
Her books include Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide (overcopies now in print―the only book of its kind ever offered by Consumer Reports); Colored Gemstones: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide; The Pearl Book 5/5(3). Geology of Gems - The first comprehensive book on the geology of gem deposits.
Synthetic Opal is a man-made material with the play-of-color and appearance of natural opal. Labradorite is a feldspar gem that can produce bright flashes of iridescent color.
Subjects covered include the language of colored stones; color’s powerful role in gemstone value and the unique characteristics of popular colored stones; and how color, clarity, cut, and carat weight affect a gem’s value.
Reference material includes the GIA Essential Colored Stone Reference Guide PDF. The IGS Gem Price Guide covers commonly traded colored gemstones as well as more unusual, collectible gems. The values listed below are based on a variety of sources, including primary and secondary gemstone dealers, jewelers, miners, and wholesale suppliers.
Reading time: 4 min. Kunzite is the pink variety of the mineral spodumene. Finding a. -A new, updated edition of this bestselling guide to understanding, identifying and buying gemstones -Includes many new images, updated text and a new section on jewelry -A clear, uncomplicated approach to the subject, illustrated in color throughout, making the identification of gems simple Whether buying gem-set jewelry or loose stones, you will be faced with a colorful array of beauty and /5(17).
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), is a not-for-profit association representing an international membership of dedicated miners, cutters, and suppliers of genuine natural colored gemstones. Ruby & Sapphire – These precious gemstones are the same mineral, corundum.
When found as red corundum, it is called ruby. Every other color, including blue, is called sapphire. It is the hardest mineral on Earth, second to diamond.
Ruby is the birthstone for July and Sapphire is. CIBJO Blue Books. These CIBJO Blue Books are sets of grading standards and nomenclature for diamonds, colored gemstones, pearls, coral, precious metals and gemmological laboratories, compiled and updated by CIBJO Commisssions.
Widely accepted as the set of global standard for the jewelery industry, the CIBJO Blue Books represent a standard derived. With Colored Gemstones: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide, you'll find the experience of buying gemstones can be a joy, and the gemstones and jewelry you select a source of lasting pleasure!"To answer critical buying questions, it takes an author who has been immersed in the jewelry business, has seen the full range of material, and is able to share those experiences in a thorough yet easy-to-read.
Gain in-depth knowledge about the multitude of colored stones sold in today’s market. Topics include which gems are commercially important and why, the differences in gem values and shifting supply patterns, and how these factors affect gem prices and availability.
The final exam is online, closed book and proctored; see the Education Catalog. Gem Crown and Supplemental Book That will contain usage information along with extensive grading charts that will correlate the World of Color selections with the GemGuide pricing grading scale.
Now you can more accurately describe, grade, and price all colored gems. The Gemstone Book Gemstones, Organic Substances & Artificial Products — Terminology & Classification (Including precious stones, gemstones, ornamental stones, organic substances, stones requiring general and specific information on their modifications, synthetic stones, artificial stones and imitations) CIBJO standard EFile Size: 1MB.The World of Colored Gemstones Starts Where the World of Diamonds ends!
In an ideal, relaxed and less complicated world we would have been tempted to put the Title of this article as Gemstones Prices Per Carat for dummies or Price Gemstones like a Pro in 10 minutes or but alas the world of Colored Gemstones is not so simple.The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and of the Web itself, in at CERN in Geneva.
The VL pages are widely recognized as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the Web. Farlang is proud to manage the jewelry/diamonds/gemstone section of that directory now managed by his Geneva .