Diamonds (4Th Edition): The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guidehow To Select, Buy, Care For & Enjoy Diamonds With Confidence And Knowledge

Diamonds (4Th Edition): The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guidehow To Select, Buy, Care For & Enjoy Diamonds With Confidence And Knowledge

  • Publish Date: 2016-04-07
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Antoinette Matlins PG FGA
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Newly updated and expanded, Diamonds gives you all the information you need to buy, collect, sellor simply enjoydiamonds 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 buysuch as Internet auctions. 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?
  • An in-depth look at factors affecting differences in quality and cost.
  • Diamond grading reportswhy all the information is important, and what it tells you.
  • 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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