Diamonds

Diamonds : The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide

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Diamonds gives you all the information you need to buy, collect, sell or simply enjoy diamonds with confidence and knowledge. Whether you are buying a diamond for an engagement ring, anniversary, to commemorate a special moment, or for personal pleasure, today it is more important than ever to understand what you are buying. There are new shapes and cuts, fancy colors, high-tech treatments, and sophisticated frauds. There are new ways to buy such as Internet auctions and TV shopping. Buyers need a source of expert guidance. Practical, comprehensive, and easy to understand, this book offers in depth all the information you need to buy sparkling diamonds with confidence, including: What is a diamond? The factors affecting quality differences in diamonds. Diamond grading reports and how to interpret them. How to compare prices. How to spot differences in stones that may appear to be the same quality. How to protect yourself from misrepresentation. Questions to ask when buying any diamond. What to get in writing. How to get what you want within your budget. Important information about buying on the Internet and much more! Written by an insider, this easy-to-read guide is the unofficial diamond bible for anyone who wants to get the most for their money and enjoy what they have purchased.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
  • Vermont, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 150 colour photos & b/w illus
  • 0943763460
  • 9780943763460
  • 1,457,960

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