The Gemstone Detective: Buying Gemstones and Jewellery Worldwide by Kim Rix


Prepare to shop for gemstones and jewellery on your next holiday


Prepare to shop for gemstones and jewellery on your next holiday

Going on holiday and fancy buying a piece of jewellery? Are you planning on making a romantic gesture, but your lack of knowledge makes you uneasy about parting with your hard-earned cash?

What should you look out for? How do you know it’s real? How do you bring it home safely?

This handy little guide answers these questions and many more. It’s an easy read without any gem jargon, and is packed with useful tips and priceless information that could save you a fortune!

Whether you are shopping for an engagement ring or special anniversary gift, or perhaps for a souvenir of your trip, Buying Gemstones and Jewellery Worldwide will guide you through the experience. An integral part of the ‘Gemstone Detective’ series, this unique book provides the essential knowledge you need to buy with confidence.

Kim Rix is a professional photographer and gemmologist (GIA). Based in London where she lives with her husband, Kim travels extensively and has gathered a vast amount of the best local knowledge from her world-wide contacts.

This book is part of a series, also featuring Sri Lanka, Thailand, Australia, India and USA editions….so far! Keep checking back here for future books, or follow Kim on Twitter!

Additional information

Weight 0.227 kg
Dimensions 18 × 13 × 0.8 cm


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