Opal Identification & Value

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OPAL IDENTIFICATION & VALUE  by Paul B. Downing, Ph.D. 

The world standard is back by popular demand! This completely revised, updated and expanded version of Dr. Downing's 1992 Opal Identification and Value is a "must have" for all appraisers, opal buyers and opal lovers. Learn to properly identify opals from all over the world. Many new locations have been added along with new methodology to determine the characteristics that affect value, then determine price from updated value tables. Ascertain if the opal is a natural solid, boulder, doublet, triplet, dyed or lab-created. Be able to ask definitive questions when considering an opal. Learn what to look for in properly set jewelry. Become a confident buyer, seller or appraiser by distinguishing an ordinary opal from an outstanding one.

  • Hardcover: 214 pages
  • Publisher: Majestic Pr; 2 edition (November 22, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0962531189
  • ISBN-13: 978-0962531187
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches