JEWELER'S RESOURCE is a unique & practical tool for the bench jeweler & jewelry student. It serves as the most complete counter reference available to the retail jeweler. The easy-to-follow text & illustrations allow for the explanation of many aspects of gems & jewelry to the consumer. The author has included extensive listings of gems & gem properties, complete lists of styles, metaphysical properties of gems, the composition & standards of all common jewelry metals & solders, & numerous formulas & chemical preparations. Additional features are a page of unique ring size gauges, a complete listing of international ring sizes, mathematical formulas for jewelers, charts of sheet metal & wire weights, comprehensive measurement conversion tables, an illustrated glossary of over 500 jewelry & gemology terms, & FTC standards for diamond, gold, & silver marketing. The author's 28 years as a jewelrymaker & 20 years as a jewelry educator have combined to make the text both comprehensive & understandable. Copies may be ordered by sending check or money order for $17.95 per copy to: Jewelers Press, P.O. Box 103, Eastlake, CO 80614; 303-452-7764.Bruce G. Knuth is the author of 'Jeweler's Resource: A Reference of Gems, Metals, Formulas and Terminology' with ISBN 9780964355002 and ISBN 0964355000.