Antoinette Matlins

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Gender FEMALE
Occupation Professional Gemologist
Location Woodstock, VT, United States
Introduction Antoinette Matlins is an internationally respected gem and jewelry expert and well-known author and lecturer whose expertise is sought worldwide by clients who retain her to seek fine, rare, or unusual gems and jewels for acquisition. Often seen on CNN, ABC, NBC, and CNBC offering important consumer information, Matlins devotes much of her work to education and consulting within the trade. Former Gemology Editor for National Jeweler for almost a decade, she is the author of many highly acclaimed books on gems and jewelry, and has become a respected consumer advocate in the field, never failing to tell "the "whole story" and giving all the information consumers need to make sound choices that best meet their own needs. Her most popular books include Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide (now in its Seventh edition and published in seven languages), Gem Identification Made Easy; Diamonds: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide; Colored Gemstones: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide; and The Pearl Book, (all GemStone Press, www.GemStonePress.com) Visit Antoinette Matlins' website at www.antoinettematlins.com