Jewelry Gems at Auction

With comprehensive price charts and auction results, as well as resource information on auction houses and websites, this is a book no potential auction buyer or seller can afford to be without.

Jewelry   Gems at Auction

Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins

Publisher: Gemstone Press

ISBN: 9780943763293

Page: 309

View: 644

Everything you need to know before you buy or sell gems and jewelry at auction. A source of expert guidance to help you enter today s fastest-growing marketplace for gems and jewelry. This definitive guide to buying and selling at auction covers both the unique risks and opportunities to be found how to make a profit on yesterday s treasures or find a valuable treasure of your own. Entertaining, informative and packed with tips from an "insider," this practical, easy-to-understand guide makes available for the first time detailed information on: What distinguishes auction buying and selling from other methods How to buy and sell at auction: The rules of the game What you need to know before bidding on: - Diamonds - Colored gemstones - Pearls - Gold and platinum Design and style: Great jewelry periods and great jewelers Special concerns when buying and selling on Internet auction sites How to avoid the pitfalls when buying and selling at auction What auctions do guarantee, and how to protect yourself against what they don t and much more. With comprehensive price charts and auction results, as well as resource information on auction houses and websites, "Jewelry & Gems at Auction" is a book no potential auction buyer or seller can afford to be without.

Auction Market Resource for Gems and Jewelry

This book describes every jewelry item in detail and gives color & clarity of diamonds and gemstones, metal identification and era.

Auction Market Resource for Gems and Jewelry

Author: Gail Levine

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780972318303

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An illustrated resource of market sales data forall the latest national and international auctions (estimated and final hammer price). This book describes every jewelry item in detail and gives color & clarity of diamonds and gemstones, metal identification and era.

Jewelry and Gems

To help you avoid the pitfalls and keep the magic, two internationally respected experts on buying gems and jewelry put their inside knowledge to work for you in this easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide.

Jewelry and Gems

Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins

Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

ISBN: 0943763479

Page: 301

View: 594

To help you avoid the pitfalls and keep the magic, two internationally respected experts on buying gems and jewelry put their inside knowledge to work for you in this easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide. It is filled with practical advice and is designed to make it easy for you to have all the information you need to buy gems and jewelry with ...

Diamonds

This comprehensive guide, from diamond expert and best-selling author Antoinette Matlins, is the unofficial bible for all diamond buyers who want to get the most for their money.

Diamonds

Author: Antoinette Matlins

Publisher: Gemstone Press

ISBN: 0943763738

Page: 222

View: 258

Whether buying for personal pleasure or for investment, in today's market of Internet auctions, new diamond cuts, new colours, new treatments and new frauds buyers need a source of expert guidance. This comprehensive guide, from diamond expert and best-selling author Antoinette Matlins, is the unofficial bible for all diamond buyers who want to get the most for their money.

Gems and Jewelry Appraising

Market data research sources include: Retail stores carrying like merchandise
Wholesale jewelers who sell like merchandise Auction houses Jewelry trade
shows Gem and mineral shows—an excellent but often overlooked source of ...

Gems and Jewelry Appraising

Author: Anna M. Miller

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468414046

Page: 208

View: 781

Only a few years ago, if you needed an appraisal of The revolution in the personal property appraisals gems and jewelry for any reason, you asked your local field (of which jewelry is a part) is a little more than a jeweler, who hastily scribbled a one-line handwritten decade old. There now exist uniform standards and note. He or she usually performed the appraisal for procedures for personal property appraisers, classes free, and did so with reluctance, accommodating you in valuation techniques, and degree programs in the only because as a customer you held the promise of a valuation sciences. future sale. The price your jeweler may have assigned Professional jewelry appraisers are on the edge of to the jewelry was granted without the least regard a new vocation. Banks, insurance companies, and for market research, legalities, or ethics. In most in governmental agencies have all helped bring about stances, the estimate was no more than a properly the changes and contribute to the birth of the profes completed sales receipt. sion; they have realized that they can demand and Gemologists were usually pushed into the role of get high standards of performance and integrity from appraiser by their jeweler employers, who were eager jewelry appraisers, as they can from appraisers of real to gain an advantage over their competitors by adver property.

Heritage Fine Jewelry Timepieces Signature Auction 686

In the 1950s , Lalaounis revived ancient Greek jewelry , creating gem set jewels
with an Etruscan flair . ... The firm specialized in highly stylized architectural
jewels set with precious gems of vibrant hue , accented by sparkling white
diamonds .

Heritage Fine Jewelry   Timepieces Signature Auction  686

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Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation

ISBN: 9781599672465

Page:

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Colored Gemstones

This book gives you all the information you need to buy, collect, sell or simply enjoy sapphires, emeralds, rubies and other coloured gemstones with confidence and knowledge.

Colored Gemstones

Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins

Publisher: Gemstone Press

ISBN: 094376372X

Page: 203

View: 866

This book gives you all the information you need to buy, collect, sell or simply enjoy sapphires, emeralds, rubies and other coloured gemstones with confidence and knowledge. With more varieties than ever before to choose from, including altogether new gems, revolutionary new cuts and new ways to buy gems -- such as Internet auctions and TV shopping -- there has never been a more exciting time to buy or collect coloured gemstones. But there are also new high-tech treatments and sophisticated frauds to look out for. Lack of information, error or misrepresentation can make the thrill of buying a gem or piece of jewellery confusing, intimidating, overwhelming and costly. Buyers need a source of expert guidance. This practical, comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide provides all the information you need in order to know what to look for, and what to look out for, including: What qualifies as a "gemstone"?; How to evaluate colour -- and its impact on price; Deciding between a natural gem and an enhanced gem . . . and new glass-gemstone compositions; Coloured gemstone synthesis and treatment; What to get in writing; How to get what you want within your budget; Price guides for popular gems, opals and synthetic stones; Important information about buying on the Internet; What to ask when buying the stone . . . and much more! Written by an "insider", this easy-to-read guide is the "unofficial coloured gemstone bible" for anyone who wants to get the most for their money and enjoy what they have purchased.

Diamonds

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?

Diamonds

Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins

Publisher: Gemstone Press

ISBN: 0943763460

Page: 192

View: 400

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 colours, 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.

HGAJ Jewelry Dallas Auction Catalog 662

The firm specialized in highly stylized architectural jewels set with precious gems
of vibrant hue. accented by sparkling white diamonds. They exhibited at the 1925
International Exhibition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and won the grand prize.

HGAJ Jewelry Dallas Auction Catalog  662

Author:

Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation

ISBN: 9781599671413

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Gem Identification Made Easy

Contents: Setting Up a Basic Lab; Proper Lighting; How to Use Each Instrument & What It Will Show; Major Errors and How to Correct Them, and more.

Gem Identification Made Easy

Author: Antonio C. Bonanno

Publisher: Gemstone Press

ISBN: 9780997014556

Page: 400

View: 601

Contents: Setting Up a Basic Lab; Proper Lighting; How to Use Each Instrument & What It Will Show; Major Errors and How to Correct Them, and more. Appendixes: Charts & Tables of Gemstone Properties, Schools, Laboratories, Associations and Publications, Readings. Glossary. Index.

Colored Gemstones

This comprehensive guide, from gemstone expert and best-selling author Antoinette Matlins, is all you need to help you buy, collect, sell, care for--or simply enjoy--colored gemstones with confidence and knowledge.

Colored Gemstones

Author: Antoinette Matlins

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780990415275

Page: 256

View: 964

This comprehensive guide, from gemstone expert and best-selling author Antoinette Matlins, is all you need to help you buy, collect, sell, care for or simply enjoy colored gemstones with confidence and knowledge. Easy to understand and practical, this updated and expanded edition explains what to look for and what to look out for!"

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Online Auctions

Looking Pretty with Jewelry and Gem Auctions If you ' re looking to buy or sell
jewelry and gems , almost every general or collectible auction site offers some
degree of selection . You might also want to check out some of the specialty
jewelry ...

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Online Auctions

Author: Michael Miller

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 9780789720573

Page: 331

View: 507

Explains how to select an auction site, buy and sell on eBay, use HTML to design effective item lists, and submit winning bids while avoiding scams and pitfalls

HAG Jewelry and Time Piece Auction Catalog 646

The firm specialized in highly stylized architectural jewels set with precious gems
of vibrant hue , accented by sparkling white diamonds . They exhibited at the
1925 International Exhibition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris , and won the grand
prize .

HAG Jewelry and Time Piece Auction Catalog  646

Author: Ivy Press

Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation

ISBN: 9781599670973

Page:

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HAG Jewelry Exquisite Auction Catalog 646

The brothers were master platinumsmiths who utili/ed only the finest diamonds
and colored gems. In time, the firm manufactured and supplied jewelry f»r the
most prestigious American jewelry houses of the 1 930s. Flower brooches
became ...

HAG Jewelry Exquisite Auction Catalog  646

Author: Ivy Press

Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation

ISBN: 9781599670980

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The Jewelers Circular

Laws Forbidding JEWELERS who Auctions After are fighting the evils arising
from the Sundown illegitimate and ... an ordinance similar to that in many cities
forbidding the sale of jewelry , gems and watches , etc. , at auction between the
hours ...

The Jewelers  Circular

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Diamonds

Newly updated and expanded, this full-color guide gives you all the information you need to buy, collect and sell diamonds with confidence and knowledge.

Diamonds

Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins

Publisher: Gemstone Press

ISBN: 9780990415268

Page: 288

View: 573

Newly updated and expanded, this full-color guide gives you all the information you need to buy, collect and sell diamonds with confidence and knowledge. Includes an in-depth look at factors affecting quality and cost, diamond grading reports, and ways to protect yourself from frauds and fakes. Practical, comprehensive and easy to understand.

Gems Gemology

JOHN L . EMMETT Crystal Chemistry Brush Prairie , Washington Jewelry & Gems
at Auction By Antoinette Matlins , 309 pp . , illus . , publ . by Gemstone Press ,
Woodstock , VT , 2002 . US $ 19 . 95 * This is the seventh in a series of consumer
 ...

Gems   Gemology

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Engagement Wedding Rings

An indispensable resource on how to select, buy, and enjoy the perfect ring, this revised editions includes new colour photos and features the latest trends and artistry in ring design.

Engagement   Wedding Rings

Author: Antoinette Leonard Matlins

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780943763415

Page: 283

View: 267

An indispensable resource on how to select, buy, and enjoy the perfect ring, this revised editions includes new colour photos and features the latest trends and artistry in ring design. Also included are up-to-date diamond price charts to help buyers really know what they are paying for.

Catalogue of a Public Auction Sale of Rare Coins Medals Tokens Gems Jewelry Etc

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Catalogue of a Public Auction Sale of Rare Coins  Medals  Tokens  Gems  Jewelry  Etc

Author: Thomas L. Elder

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9781527833913

Page: 48

View: 671

Excerpt from Catalogue of a Public Auction Sale of Rare Coins, Medals, Tokens, Gems, Jewelry, Etc: Including Consignments From the C. G. Moritz and Other Collections Note that your bids must be at so much for each piece. The bid sheet will be found at end of this catalogue. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.