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Guide To Gems And Jewelry Book

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Rating: 4.875/5 based on 64 reviews.

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The perfect gemstone and jewelry guide! Whether you're a budding gemologist, gem collector or jewelry hobbyist, this handy, up-to-date guide covers a wide range of topics of interest. It delves into every facet (pun intended) of the mysterious and magical world of gems and jewelry. Follow a stone's journey from the mine to the cutting facility to the buying table. Learn about jewelry design, making models, casting, pre-finishing, setting stones and polishing. And explore the histories, legends and properties that give individual gemstones their own unique footprints. Everything is here, ready and waiting right at your fingertips. Fun, easy to read and revised and edited by none other than JTV co-founder Jerry Sisk, the JTV Guide to Gems & Jewelry makes a nice addition to any growing library. This is a first in a series of books so stay tuned for more. Jerry Sisk has been included in JCK Magazine's Power List. Jerry, a graduate gemologist and gemstone expert, was ranked as one of the top five industry leaders in the gems and gemology sector. The JCK Power List, which includes more than 50 individuals, was compiled by JCK Magazine editors in consultation with numerous outside experts. Referred to as a "guide to the people making waves and breaking barriers in the business," the JCK Power List is the first of its kind for the publication. Jerry has been in the jewelry business for 35 years, and is co-founder of JTV, the largest retailer of loose gemstones in the world.

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Product Type:
Gemstone Book
Product Group:
Books
Jewelry Attributes
Department:
Unisex

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Very informativeI am so glad I got this book. As a beginner collector it is very helpful and useful. May 30, 2014

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Excellent reading easy to understandFabulous book, easy to read and understand. Has the most beautiful photos of gemstones. I hope to buy several more for Christmas gifts in hopes of stimulating some others in the love of gems and their beauty and interest of where thy come from an how they were made. Jerry did just a wonderful job on this book, it is my favorite out of the 10 books I have bought from JTV...I just Love it.... Joni May 26, 2014

Age: 60-69

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Starting Point for Gem KnowledgeThis is a well written and informative book. I bought the Guide to learn about the jewelry I own and to be a better informed consumer on future investments. Great photos and detailed information about each known gem. Love the book. May 26, 2014

Age: 50-59

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ExcellentInformative and well written! March 05, 2014

Age: 30-39

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Worth itVery good book. Lots of pictures and details on tons of gems. Good buy for sure. December 20, 2013

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Beautiful book of Gems in color.This book is beautiful, full of color illistrations. The gems look so real, has been a great book for myself and my twin granddaughters to try to identify some of the gem packet I got from JTV. April 02, 2013

Age: 60-69

Purchased as a gift: No, it is not a gift.

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Glad to Have ItThis item has been on my wishlist and I finally bought it at the local GemStore. It's got fantastic information, feeding my interest in gems and jewelry (that has been fortified by JTV, I might add...) It's a well-made book, too, with photos of deliciously bright gems from all over the world. I'm sad Mr. Sisk has passed away but thankful he was able to leave this fascinating legacy behind. March 31, 2013

Age: 30-39

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ReviewThis book is very informative and the photos enhance the writing as well as the gems. I highly recommend this book, especially for the new gem collector. Thank you hosts and JTV. March 21, 2013

Age: 50-59

Purchased as a gift: No, it is not a gift.

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A Quality ProductionThis is a very comprehensive, very polished 266 page hard back book with glossy cover and full color illustrations on almost every page. It has a great depth of detail and is very user friendly as a reference guide. You could be proud to give it as a gift or leave it on your coffee table. Thank goodness Mr. Sisk had an opportunity to put down some of his knowledge in a permanent manner before his untimely passing. I'm glad it is something that repersents the man so well. I am enjoying reading it even though I have alot of the same information in other sources. It's a valued addition to my library. March 19, 2014

Age: 60-69

Purchased as a gift: No, it is not a gift.

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goes deeper in detail than I thoughtI like the way it describes each gem and goes into stuff I never relized before on a gem. I am really interested in learning how to set jewelry,and iI have picked up a few pointers iIt is one of my better purchases..Thanks again,I will go to this book often. March 14, 2013

Age: 60-69

Purchased as a gift: No, it is not a gift.

Gender: Female

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