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Opals of the Never Never

By: Haill, Robert G.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6905


New, unread, unmarked. The fascinating and raucous history of an enduring Australian boom town. The outback outpost of Cobber Pedy has been the focus of a sustained opal rush since 1915. OPALS OF THE NEVER NEVER explores the town, the gem, and their inexorable link. Historians, sociologists, gem collectors and curiosity seekers will appreciate the singular phenomenon that is Cobber Pedy. OPALS OF THE NEVER NEVER is a lay person's guide to opal mining. Australia supplies... View more info

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The Diamond Ring Buying Guide: How To Spot Values & Avoid Ripoffs

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, International Jewelry Publications: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2655


New, minimal shelf wear. This is a guide to evaluating, selecting, pricing, and caring for diamonds in gold or platinum settings. The book was designed to help you get the best buy possible. It is written in clear, everyday English for people like you and me and it assumes no prior knowledge of stones or settings. With loads of photos, the book shows you step-by-step how to evaluate diamonds and ring mountings. There are many books on diamonds, but this is the only one t... View more info

Diamond Ring Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA USA, International Jewelry Publications: 1999

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 4219


5th Edition. New, unread with some shelf wear such as light surface scratches and small creases. 140 pp. Index. Color and b/w photos. Diagrams. View more info

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The Ruby and Sapphire Buying Guide How to Spot Value and Ripoffs

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 5367


Unread, no remainder mark. Mild shelf and handling wear. No tears or bent corners. The Ruby & Sapphire Buying Guide will show you how to tell a ruby from red glass or a good sapphire from a bad one. Just as simple as that. It is an easy to read book, has lots of photos, and gives clear, step-by-step pointers on how to buy the best stone for the money. It offers detailed guidelines and pictures on judging ruby and sapphire quality. In addition, find out:• How to pick a ... View more info

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The Pearl Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Alhambra, California, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5369


Unread and in Like New condition with mild shelf and handling wear. The cover (wrap) is not as crisp as that of a book that has never been handled. Small scratches and the occasional crease are possible, but no tears or stains inside or out. The book was written for the lay person shopping for pearl jewelry to avoid being ripped off by an unscrupulous dealer. Written in an easy-to-read everyday English, with lots of explanatory photos, this book gives clear, step-by-step... View more info

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The Gold Jewelry Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 5736


Although unread, some shelf wear is present. Wraps not as crisp as new and may have a crease or two. No tears. Clean, unmarked text. Have you ever had a gold chain break right after you bought it? Have you had stones fall out of their settings? Is that bracelet you bought at the garage sale really gold? This book answers all the questions anyone could have before making a purchase. Packed with color photos, this guide shows how to spot poor craftsmanship and imitation go... View more info

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The Gold Jewelry Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A., International Jewelry Publications: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9288


New, unread, unmarked. 174 pages. 101 b&w and 35 color photos. How to spot poor craftsmanship and imitation gold. Provides a wealth of information on such popular pieces as chains, mountings, multi-colored gold and coin jewelry, all in an easy-to-read style. View more info

Pearl Buying Guide

By: Newman, Renee

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, International Jewelry Publications: 1999

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 7236


Unread. Mild shelfwear.; Gem and Jewelry Buying Guides; 156 pages View more info

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Advanced Beadwork

By: Poris, Ruth F.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Tampa, FL, U.S.A., Golden Hands Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 5415


Unread, unmarked. 8 pp in color, 300 b/w illus. All major beading techniques for the beginner or professional bead worker. ; 148 pages View more info

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Step-By-Step Bead Stringing: A Complete Illustrated Professional Approach

By: Poris, Ruth F.

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Tampa, FL, U.S.A., Golden Hands Pr: 1987

Seller ID: 8874


Unread, unmarked. View more info

Advanced Beadwork

By: Poris, Ruth F.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Tampa, FL, U.S.A., Golden Hands Pr: 1990

Seller ID: 10009


Unread, unmarked, minor shelf wear. 8 pp in color, 300 b/w illus. All major beading techniques for the beginner or professional bead worker. ; 148 pages View more info

Christie's Review of the Season, 1991

By: Russell, Francis, Editor

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, UK, Heneage: 1992

Seller ID: 5171


Unread with minimal shelf wear. Clean text. 1991 in review. From paintings and drawings of every age to sculpture, furniture, jewelry, book bindings, all in color and with the auction price. 344 pp. B07C1 View more info

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Secret Treasures of Russia One Thousand Years of Gold and Silver from the State History Museum Moscow

By: Staff of State History Museum, Moscow and Art Exhibitions Australia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Art Exhibitions Australia: 1992

Seller ID: 3729


New, unread with the cover slightly scratched and other surface wear. Full color photographs throughout show the remarkable range of jewellery and gold and silver objects - all 297 of them - from the 14th Century all the way up through the early 20th Century. Examples include crowns, tea services, elaborate church art and jewelry, from simple, modest pieces to exquisitely crafted brooches and necklaces. The exhibition Secret Treasures of Russia toured Australia in 1992 a... View more info

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Wallenstein, Mayer & Co 1921 Annual Catalog (Wholesale Jewelers)

By: Staff, Wallenstein, Mayer & Co

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Wallenstein, Mayer & Co: 1921

Seller ID: 9269


Red cloth with black lettering. Profusely illustrated! Many pages in 2 or 3 colors. Light staining on covers. Some fraying to spine extremities, corners and fore edges. Strong hinges with some loose leaves, all apparently in place. Contents clean, bright. Blank order sheets at front. As it was common with wholesale catalogues, this one appears to be a collection of manufacturers sell-pages bound together. The print runs were rarely over 500, and some under 100, making th... View more info