Understanding Jewelry by David Bennett and Daniel Mascetti
Title: Understanding Jewelry
Publisher: Antique Collectors Club Ltd
Publication Date: 2000
Book Condition: Good
This classic work is unique in bringing together in one volume the identification, dating, and valuation of all types of jewelry.
Written by two Sotheby's jewelry experts, this practical book explains in non-technical language why values vary and the individual points important for each category. A major section is devoted to the identification of major gemstones and the testing methods to assess quality and detect fakes.