Paperback: 153 pages
Publisher: Intl Jewelry Pubns; 5 Upd Rep edition (June 2010)
Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 6.2 x 9.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
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Being a smart shopper makes your purchases all the more beautiful. "Pearl Buying Guide: How to Identify and Evaluate Pearls & Pearl Jewelry" is a guide for the wise shopper with a love for pearls to avoid the many pitfalls that come with pearl shopping, such as fakes, procedures done to pearls, how to turn simple jewelry into something greater, and more, "Pearl Buying Guide" is a must for any pearl lover who wants their jewelry dollar to go further.
I really love this book. I learned so much in just the first five pages. If you are interested in pearl jewelry, this is a great way to learn all about what to look for when shopping for it. Learning the difference between freshwater, cultured, and natural pearls and why the price difference between the pearls, will make you a better shopper. I strongly recommend this book. You will love it!
I read this book front to back. It answered many questions that lingered in my head as I was researching pearls. I want to own a great pearl necklace. I lacked the knowledge. I was amazed how the author, in layman's terms, could write a tutorial on pearls.I am still searching for my pearls. However, I am far better prepared to examine pearls now than I was before the book arrived.
This guide is a must for people who want to learn about pearls, evaluating pearls and buying. The photographs are helpful. I recommend the book to those who are interested in obtaining a piece of jewelry. Remember Pearls are the oldest known precious gem in the world.
great book help me understand different types of pearls and where they come from and how they are formed and sold
The best pearl guide! I highly recommend. Fantastic pictures. Excellent edition, Love it! Fast delivery and very good packing
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