The Gemstone Detective (Paperback)

Buying Gemstones and Jewellery in Thailand

By Kim Rix

Filament Publishing, 9781912635214, 130pp.

Publication Date: January 22, 2019

List Price: 17.99*
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This pocket travel guide is part of the Gemstone Detective' series, created for those planning a trip to the vibrant country of Thailand. Known as the Land of Smiles', Thailand is famous for its exquisite gemstones and jewellery.

Written by Kim Rix, a gemmologist (GIA) and professional photographer who has travelled to more than 50 countries, this book explains in layman's terms how to make a savvy purchase to treasure forever.

If you are considering buying a gemstone or piece of jewellery on your holiday, this invaluable hand-book contains all the practical advice, tips and essential grassroots information you need to make your purchase - no matter how big or small. Whether you are shopping for a special occasion or simply for a souvenir, Buying Gemstones and Jewellery in Thailand will help you avoid the infamous gem scams all tourists need to avoid.

Kim Rix is dedicated to visiting each country in the Gemstone Detective' series to provide readers with up-to-date and trusted information to help travellers avoid the cons, tricks and disappointments of a bad buying decision. Without this book, you could make a very expensive mistake