Diamond Ring Buying Guide
How to Evaluate, Identify and Select Diamonds & Diamond JewelryBook - 2008
This is a full-colour book that will help you to select and evaluate diamonds and diamond jewellery. This updated edition has 140 new photographs of ring styles, coloured diamonds and contemporary diamond cuts. Information has also been added on palladium, diamond treatments, fancy coloured diamonds, synthetic diamonds, ring mountings, and the new GIA and AGS cut grading systems. Chapter titles include: Diamond Price Factors in a Nutshell; Carat Weight; Diamond Shapes and Cutting Style; Diamond Colour; Judging Clarity and Transparency; Judging Cut Quality; Diamond or Imitation?; Diamond Treatments; Synthetic Diamonds; Gold, Platinum & Palladium; Choosing an Appropriate Setting Style; Choosing a Diamond Ring; How to Care for Your Diamond Ring; Tips on Smart Buying.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif : International Jewelry Publications, 2008
Edition: 7th ed
Branch Call Number: 736.23 N467dr 2008
Characteristics: 156 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm