The June 2002 edition of Auction Market Resource for Gems and Jewelry offers an expanded section of 160 pearl jewelry items examined during the 2001-2002 auction season. The issue also includes an analysis of the pearl grading dilemma by gemologist Sharon Wakefield, titled “The Tao of Pearl Grading.”
Another featured article, “Cultured Pearls Galore: A Tucson Retrospective,” covers recent pearl topics.
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