Wednesday, January 29, 2014

#TucsonGemShow - Meet The Author - Book Signings at AGTA GemFair

Meet the Author for a Book Signing at the Tucson Gem Show

The Author:  Renee Newman
will be available to sign her latest book in the Exotic Gems series

Where: in the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers Booth 
Booth #G - 11 on the Galleria Level at the AGTA GemFair
When:  February 7th at 10:30am

To order or for more information:

Ms. Newman will sign immediately following her Presentation at AGTA GemFair

Friday, February 7th, from 9:00 am – 10:00 am 
Tourmaline: Colors, Names, Nicknames and Cutting Advice
Renée Newman and John Bradshaw, Coast-to-Coast Rarestones Int'l. 
Graham Room - Intermediate – Advanced. 
No other gemstone offers buyers a wider variety of colors than tourmaline. 
In addition to being found in every color of the rainbow as well as brown, black, white and colorless, tourmaline may also be multicolored in one stone. Author and gemologist Renée Newman discusses the different varieties of tourmaline and shows how designers and jewelers are using them to create dazzling jewelry for their customers. She also indicates trade names and addresses nomenclature issues involving rubellite, indicolite, chrome tourmaline and Paraiba tourmaline. Gem cutter John Bradshaw shows the steps involved in transforming a Mt. Mica, Maine tourmaline crystal into an attractive faceted gem, and he provides practical advice on cutting tourmaline and selecting rough.

Meet the Author for a Book Signing during the Tucson Gem Show.

The Author: Vladyslav Yavorskyy
will be available to sign his book Terra Garnet

Where: in the Jewelers Ethics Association Booth 
Booth #14 on the Galleria Level at the AGTA GemFair

When:  February 4-6th from 4pm - 5pm

To order or for more information:

Garnet is at the same time, one of the most common and one of the rarest gems in the world.

Red Garnet is found on almost every continent- but that isn't the story with the green garnets. 
A set of closely related minerals that form a group, resulting in gemstones in almost every color.

In "Terra Garnet", Vladyslav Yavorskyy celebrates this humble gem 
with the same reverence he showed Spinel in his last book "Terra Spinel"

Lush, vividly covered, thick pages with a silken hand, this glorious book is filled 
cover to cover with illustration and photographs in full color.

Terra Garnet is available at the author's website and through the Jewelers Ethics Association.  
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