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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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General Fields

  • : 9780943763460
  • : LongHill Partners, Incorporated
  • : Gemstone Press
  • : 0.340194
  • : January 2006
  • : .85 Inches X 6 Inches X 9 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 2009
  • : English
  • : 216