Jewellers' Quick Reference Guide To Working With Gemstones - Signed By The Author, Sally Spencer FGA DGA

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Gemmologist Sally Spencer's book Jewellers' quick reference guide to working with gemstones is full of gemmological information which will help to minimise those frustrating times when you accidentally damage gemstones when creating handmade pieces of work. This books covers gemstone durability and whether it might survive a swipe from a file or abrasive wheel, pickle pot, repairing or resizing, polishing or cleaning using steam or an ultrasonic cleaner.

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Key features:

  • Gemstone durability
  • Potential vulnerabilities in a gemstone
  • Buyer beware and internet purchases
  • Gemstone facet names, shapes and cuts
  • Tables of gemstone by colour and kiln fired or torch fired stones
  • Cleaning gemstone jewellery
  • Glossary of care

Read our interview with the author Sally Spencer over on our blog

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