Pearl Buying Guide - Renee Newman

How to Identify and Evaluate Pearls & Pearl Jewelry

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How to Identify and Evaluate Pearls & Pearl Jewelry

5th Edition

Renee Newman GG

How to evaluate pearls, spot fakes and detect dyed pearls. Included in this full-color guide are tips on pearl care, clasps, and creative ways to wear pearls. All types of pearls are discussed'akoya, black, South Sea, freshwater, abalone, mabe, blister, keshi, conch, natural, imitation, cultured.

Initially published in 1992, the Pearl Buying Guide was the first book to give consumers details on judging pearl quality and value. The 207 new color photos in this updated 5th edition show new types of pearls, clasps and jewelry styles.

Current information has been provided on natural pearls, treatments, cultivation and identification techniques, and a brief chapter on antique pearl jewelry has been added. Written for both consumers and professionals, the Pearl Buying Guide gives step-by-step visual pointers on how to select flattering pearls that will give you maximum enjoyment.

If you're looking for an easy-to-read, illustrated pearl buying guide, it's still the best choice available.


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