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Pearl Book: The Definitive Buying Guide, 4th Edition

The Pearl Book, 4th Edition

The Definitive Buying Guide—How to Select, Buy, Care for & Enjoy Pearls

Antoinette L. Matlins, P.G.

6 x 9, 240 pp, 16 pages in beautiful full color & over 250 color & b/w illus.; index, Quality Paperback , 978-0-943763-54-5

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4th Edition
Updated & Expanded

Read Calla Gold's article, “Choosing Pearls: Five Things You Need to Consider” featuring information from The Pearl Book, 4th Edition

Know What You Want,Know What You’re Buying,
Learn the Secrets to Get the Most for Your Money
Finally! Everything you need to buy beautiful pearls with confidence.
Easy to Read • Easy to Understand • Practical • Complete
Instant Answers … to All Your Questions
For people who want a reliable source of information to guide them in the fascinating and complex world of pearls—natural, cultured and imitation. Filled with “insider” tips and advice to help you get what you want.
Praise for The Pearl Book
“Simply the best. The most practical, interesting and useful book about pearls for the student, collector, consumer and professional alike.”
—John R. Latendresse, CEO, American Pearl Company
“Offers comprehensive instructions on how to choose the best quality pearls for your budget.... A valuable, new resource for any jewelry lover’s library.”
Lynn Ramsey, President/CEO, Jewelry Information Center, New York City
“Thoroughly enjoyable. This valuable resource not only romances the pearl, it offers practical insight into how to buy and care for the many pearl types available on the market today.”
Deborah A. Catalano, Gem Editor for National Jeweler magazine
“Will not only make you an ‘expert’ on today’s complex pearl scene, but will also give you a great fund of stories to dine on! You won’t be able to put this book down.”
Eve J. Alfillé,  Director, The International Pearl Society
“An interesting and insightful read for the professional and consumer alike.”
Devin Macnow, Former Executive Director, Cultured Pearl Information Center

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