Jewelry & Gems At Auction
The Definitive Guide To Buying & Selling At The Auction House & On Internet Auction Sites
de P.G. Antoinette Matlins
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Everything you need to know before you buyor sellgems and jewelry at auction.
A source of expert guidance to help you enter todays fastest-growing marketplace for gems and jewelry. This definitive guide to buying and selling at auction covers both the unique risks and opportunities to be foundhow to make a profit on yesterdays treasures or find a valuable treasure of your own.
Entertaining, informative and packed with tips from an "insider," this practical, easy-to-understand guide makes availablefor the first timedetailed information on:
- What distinguishes auction buying and selling from other methods
- How to buy and sell at auction: The rules of the game
- What you need to know before bidding on:
- - Diamonds
- - Colored gemstones
- - Pearls
- - Gold and platinum
- Design and style: Great jewelry periods and great jewelers
- Special concerns when buying and selling on Internet auction sites
- How to avoid the pitfalls when buying and selling at auction
- What auctions do guarantee, and how to protect yourself against what they dont
- and much more.
With comprehensive price charts and auction results, as well as resource information on auction houses and websites,Jewelry & Gems at Auction is a book no potential auction buyer or seller can afford to be without.