A condensed, pocket-size version of all of Newman's other books. It also includes chapters on notable gem sources, lab documents, buying gems abroad, customs regulations and duties, and choosing jewelers and appraisers.
BECOME A SMART BUYER by using the Gem & Jewelry Pocket Guide. You’ll find out what to look for when buying gems and what questions to ask jewelers. You’ll discover how gems are enhanced to make them appear better than they really are and how marketing terms are used to mislead you. You’ll even learn how to avoid hassles with customs. Whether you shop at home or abroad, this book is an indispensable resource.
by Renée Newman
ISBN 0-929975-30-8 / 4.5" x 7" (11 x 18 cm) / 156 pages
International Jewelry Publications / $11.95 / Paperback