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  • Working with Gemstones: A Bench Jeweler's Guide

Working with Gemstones A Bench Jeweler's Guide

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Product Description

Enjoy stress-free setting! Featuring more than 100 full-color photos, this book provides the information you need to avoid damaging expensive and sometimes irreplaceable gems.

  • Common gemstone enhancements and treatments
  • How specific gems react to pressure
  • How to design and modify jewelry to accommodate a gem's characteristics
  • "Tools that Rule": What every jeweler needs close at hand
  • Charts on how stones react to abrasives, chemicals, and heat
  • Advice on proper care and cleaning methods

by Arthur Skuratowitcz and Julie Nash