4 edition of pearl buying guide found in the catalog.
pearl buying guide
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-186) and index.
|Statement||text & photographs by Renée Newman.|
|LC Classifications||TS755.P3 N49 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||188 p. :|
|Number of Pages||188|
|LC Control Number||93043758|
Pearl Buying Guide Since prehistoric times, few of nature's treasures have compared to the luminous beauty of a smooth, sleek pearl. Pearls are versatile; pearl jewelry is equally appropriate with an evening dress at a formal ball or with jeans and a blouse at lunch with friends. A guide giving clear, step-by-step pointers on how to buy the best pearls for your money. Learn to tell a fake from a real one, compare prices, choose good quality ones, save money on your purchases and turn a pearl necklace into a versatile piece of jewellery.
A Comprehensive Guide to Buying Pearls Often called the “organic gemstone” or the “teardrops of the moon” the pearl has gained a reputation for being a prized addition to any complete jewelry collection. With its understated elegance and beauty, not to mention, a cost that doesn’t have to break the budget, many people have gravitated. Pearl Buying Guide - Learn How to Buy Pearls with our Free Pearl Shopping Guide, including how to spot a fake pearl, how to buy a pearl necklace, and how to shop for pearls.
Pearls range in color, size, luster, shape and price. Review the details of each type of pearl (see our guide below) to determine which cultured pearls are right for you. From pendants to earrings, pearl jewelry is beautiful, classic and timeless. Above all, we recommend purchasing your pearl jewelry from a highly reputable vendor. The Pearl Book, 4th Edition The Definitive Buying Guide—How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Pearls. Newly revised and updated! Everything you need to buy beautiful pearls with confidence.
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Initially published inthe Pearl Buying Guide was the first book to give consumers details on judging pearl quality and value. In this updated 6th Edition, you ll find many new types of pearls and jewelry styles as well as additional information and photos on testing pearls/5(15).
Pearl Buying Guide: How to Evaluate, Identify and Select Pearls & Pearl Jewelry [Renee Newman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The book tells you everything you need to know about pearls to fully understand and appreciate them, and avoid any unexpected (and costly) disappointments/5(14).
Nevertheless, even purchasing a simple pearl necklace requires understanding pearl quality. The amount of information available can easily overwhelm a first-time buyer. To cut through the confusion, read the following brief beginner’s guide to pearl buying before getting into quality factors for pearl connoisseurs.
Initially published inthe Pearl Buying Guide was the first book to give consumers details on judging pearl quality and value. The new color photos in this updated 6 th edition show new types of pearls, clasps and jewelry styles. Pearl Jewelry. Classic, elegant and always sophisticated, pearls have always been one of the pearl buying guide book popular and meaningful gifts.
Often given to mark a milestone moment – like a Sweet 16th birthday, graduation day, Mother's day or a wedding day gift from the groom to the bride – pearl jewelry is timeless and will be well‐treasured. How to Buy Pearls: Your Complete Guide to Buying Pearls At American Pearl, product education is our top priority.
With a full array of pearls from numerous sources and at various price levels, choosing the right product can be confusing. Pearl Buying Guide will pearl buying guide book you great details on judging pearl quality and value.
Included in this full-color guide are all types of pearls, plus tips on pearl care, clasps and creative ways to wear them. If you're looking for an easy-to-read, illustrated pearl handbook that will help you when selecting pearls, this book is a great choice. A Library Journal review of a previous edition of the Pearl Buying Guide described the book as: "An interesting and easy-to-understand guide to buying, evaluating, selecting and caring for pearls and pearl jewelry.
The opening chapters 5/5(1). At Tahiti Pearl Market, being pearl farmers really helped us with the knowledge of classifying our own pearls, and we have put together a pearl buying guide to help you do your selection.
The basic characteristics to consider are the shape of the pearl, the surface quality, the color of the body and its overtones and the size. All the following books are available at huge discounts online and are also available in local libraries The Book of the Pearl by George Frederick Kunz and Charles Hugh Stevenson reprint by Dover Books, $ new.
People and Pearls by Ki Hackney & Diana Edkins, Harper Collins$, new. The Pearl by Silvia Malaguzzi, Rizzoli Press. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
The Pearl Buying Guide by Renee Newman A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. A pearl’s color is also called the body color, presenting in various hues including white, white rosé, black, silver, gold or pink.
A pearl can also have a secondary overtone, which is seen when light reflects off the pearl’s surface. A comprehensive guide to judging pearl quality and detecting imitations and treatments.
Offers information and color photos on Akoya, South Ses, freshwater, black, abalone and natural pearls. By Renee Newman. Publisher: Intl Jewelry Pubns.
was founded as a place for jewelers, pearl farmers and pearl experts to discuss and promote cultured and natural pearls.
Navigation. Pearl Guide News Pearl Guide Forum Pearl Education Events Pearls of the Week Contact Us View Recent Posts. Contact Your message is sent successfully. Thanks. How to Evaluate, Identify, and Select Pearls & Pearl Jewelry. Author: Renee Newman; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Reference Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A guide to evaluating and buying pearls includes sections on pearl price factors and creating unique pearl jewelry with colored gems, tips on bridal pearls, information on keshi pearls, and color.
Pearl buying isn't as simple as just picking the prettiest in a bunch—if you're looking for quality. There are many things to take into consideration when choosing pearls to buy, including the location it was grown, the overall size and appearance, and the 94%(34).
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm: Contents: 2 Curious Facts About Pearls 15 Pearl Types & Shapes 19 Judging Luster & Nacre Thickness 31 Judging Color 41 Judging Surface Perfection 51 Size, Weight, & Length 57 Judging Make 63 South Sea Pearls (White.
The book has chapters on the history and romance surrounding pearls, differences between natural, cultured, and imitation pearls, and ways to separate them, the 5 factors that determine pearl value, how to judge pearl quality, how to wear and care for pearls, and a pearl glossary.
A good buying guide for the retail buyer. Buy Pearl Buying Guide: How to Identify & Evaluate Pearls Updated by Renee Newman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(13). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.
Gemstone Buying Guide Quizzes Other Quizzes Pearl Buying Guide Quizzes. Below are quizzes on some of the chapters in the Pearl Buying Guide 5th Edition. The answers are at the bottom, after the sets of chapter questions. Chapters / Curious Facts, Types, Shapes, Price Factors.Pearl Buying Guide: How to Identify and Evaluate Pearls, Paperback by Newman, Renée, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Newman once more updates and revises her guide to buying pearls for collectors or anyone thinking of buying pearls or jewelry with pearls.5/5(1).
Pearl Book: The Definitive Buying Guide; How to Select, Buy, Edition description: 4th Edition, Updated and Expanded: Pages: Sales rank: 1, Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x (d) About the Author. Antoinette Matlins, PG, FGA, is an internationally respected gem and jewelry expert, author and lecturer.
With over 1 million Brand: Turner Publishing Company.