A Reference of Gems, Metals, Formulas and Terminology for Jewellers
The intent of this text is to serve as a look-up book.
It can take its place on a desk or at the bench, where a tool belongs.
A new section includes diamond grading standards, enhanced ring size information, additional metal weight charts and formulae, and even more entries in the extensive glossary. It serves as the most complete jewelry bench reference available.
An extensive listing of gems and gem properties, diagrams of more than forty gem cutting styles,
complete lists of birthstones and birthstone alternatives, the metaphysical properties of gems,
legal standards for diamond, gold and silver marketing,formulas and chemical preparations,
unique ring size gauges and a complete listings of international ring sizes,
formulas for jewelers, and comprehensive measurement conversion and comparison tables,
an illustrated glossary of over 500 jewelry and gemology terms,
the composition and standards of all common jewelry metals.