Title:A Buyer's Guide to Thai Gems and Jewellery
Subject:Gems & Jewelry
Remarks:Colour Photographs, Glossary and Bibliography,
Size:140 x 203 mm
In recent years Thailand has become one of the world's largest cut gem and jewellery exporters. The meteoric rise of Thailand's trade in precious gems is just as dazzling as the windows of Bangkok's jewellery stores. "A Buyer's Guide to Thai Gems and Jewellery" introduces the layman to the unique aspects of this market as well as being a useful introduction to the subject in general. Illustrated with over 100 color photographs and numerous charts and maps, this handy reference is a must for the serious buyer or curious window shopper. Includes: Buying tips, History and Background, Rubies and Sapphires, Hilltribe Jewellery, Antique Treasures, Pearl Farming, Gem Mining and much more.