Buying Gemstones & Jewellery - An Essential Guide for Tourists
Each book in the Gemstone Detective travel guide series is a mine of expert advice, insider information and practical tips to help tourists better understand the unique gemstone and jewellery market in their next holiday destination. As well as offering country-specific background and up-to-the-minute, well-researched advice, the Gemstone Detective series is a ‘how to’ guide for anyone who wants to experience the fun, excitement and romance of buying unique and beautiful gems or jewellery in countries around the world renowned for their natural gemstones.
Kim Rix is a professional photographer and gemmologist (GIA). Born in London, where she lives with husband, Kim was bitten by the travel bug early in her life. She was adopted at the age of six months and many people in her family are adventurers and explorers. Travel has always been a big part of her life, so much so, Kim has visited more than 50 countries and is currently writing a series of books inspired by her travels to exotic and faraway locations including Sri Lanka, Australia, Thailand, and Myanmar (Burma).
Kim has gathered a vast amount of the best local knowledge from her world-wide contacts and continues to invest her time in travelling to provide up-to-the-minute insights for her books, blogs and other writing.
Kim produced the professional head shot I needed, for a poster campaign. Now I use it everywhere! Very patient. Kim put me at ease and gave excellent advice, so we got the shot we were both happy with. Highly recommend.