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Decades of research, compelling photography and historical anecdotes have culminated in the lavishly illustrated, 149-page book that covers pearl history, natural and cultured pearl sources, pearls in fashion, GIA’s 7 Pearl Value Factors™ (size, shape, color, luster, surface quality, nacre quality and matching) for evaluating pearl quality and the future of pearls.
Editors: Dona Mary Dirlam & Robert Weldon, 2013, 1st edition, Hardcover, 149 pages.
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