Useful Gem Jewelry Reference Books
1. 1001 Facts about Rocks and Minerals
2. 101 Bench Tips for Jewelers
3. 20th Century Jewelry: The Complete Sourcebook
4. 305 Authentic Art Nouveau Jewelry Designs
5. A History of Jewellery 1100-1870 by Joan Evans
6. A Roman Book on Precious Stones by Sydney H Ball (1950)
7. A World of Bracelets by Anne van Cutsem
8. A World of Earrings by Anne van Cutsem
9. A World of Necklaces by Anne Leurquin
10  A World of Rings by Anne van Cutsem
11 Advanced Beadwork by Ruth F. Poris
12 Adventures at the Bench: Tricks to Overcome a Jeweler's Daily Challenges by Juergen Maerz (2006)
13 Alexandrite by Yury S Kozlov (2005)
14 Amber by Andrew Ross
15 Amber by Patty C Rice (1980)
16 An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry by Harold Newman
17 Answers to Questions about Old Jewelry, 1840-1950, 6th Edition by Jeanenne Bell
18 Arab Roots of Gemology: Ahmad Ibn Yusuf Al Tifaschi's Best Thoughts on the Best of Stones – by Ahmad Ibn Yusuf Tifashi; Samar Najm Abul Huda (Translator) (1997) 
19 Art Jewelry Today by Dona Z. Meilach 
20 Art Nouveau Jewelry by Vivienne Becker (1985) 
21 At The Bench by Gregg Todd & Greg Gilman 
22 Bead Setting Diamonds With Pavé Applications by Robert R. Wooding 
23 Beads: The Art of Stringing by Genie Ragan 
24 Bedazzled 5,000 Years of Jewelry by The Walters Art Museum  
25 Before You Buy An Engagement Ring by Nancy N. Schiffer  
26 Bernard Schobinger Jewels Now by Roger Fayet, Florian Hufnagl 
27 Book of Diamonds by Dickinson  
28 Cameos Classical to Costume by Monica Lynn Clements & Patricia Rosser Clements  
29 Cameos Old & New - 3rd edition by Anna M. Miller  
30 Cameos: A Pocket Guide (2nd edition) by Monica Clements & Patricia Clements  
31 Cartier by Philippe Tretiack 
32 Chanel Fine Jewelry by Francois Baudot  
33 Channel Setting Diamonds: With Illustrated Procedures by Robert R. Wooding 
34 Charming: The Magic of Charm Jewelry by Deborah Alan-Jones & John Ayton  
35 Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop by Charles Lewton-Brain  
36 Chinese Jade Throughout The Ages byStanley Charles Nott (1962)  
37 Collecting & Classifying Colored Diamonds – by Stephen Hofer (1998)  
38 Collecting & Classifying Coloured Diamonds Stephen C. Hofer  
39 Collecting Fluorescent Minerals by Stuart Schneider 
40 Collecting Victorian Jewelry Identification and Price Guide by C. Jeanenne Bell 
41 Collector's Guide to Costume Jewelry by Judith Miller  
42 Color by Helen Varley (1980) 
43 Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones by Joel E Arem (1977)   
44 Colored Gemstones: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide (2nd edition)  
45 Complete Metalsmith Professional Edition by Tim McCreight   
46 Complete Metalsmith Student Edition by Tim McCreight 
47 Costume Jewelry for Haute Couture by Florence Muller (2007) 
48 Creating Your Own Jewelry  by Cris Dupouy
49 Creative Silver Chains by Chantal Lise Saunders
50 Creative Variations in Jewelry Design by Maurice P. Galli, Dominique Riviere & Fanfan Li 
51 Crown Jewels of Iran by V.B.Meen and A.D.Tushingham (1968)  
52 Crystals and Light by Elizabeth A. Wood  
53 Cuff Links (Pizzin) by Jean-Noel Liaut & Bertrand Pizzin 
54 Dali Jewels- Joyas (Hardcover) by The Collection of the Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation  
55 Daniel Swarovski: A World of Beauty by Vivienne Becker & Rosemarie Le Gallais  
56 Diagrams for Faceting (Volume I) by Glenn & Martha Vargas  
57 Diamond Grading ABC: Handbook of Diamond Grading by Verena Pagel-Theisen 
58 Diamond Ring Buying Guide (6th edition) by Renee Newman 
59 Diamond Setting: The Professional Approach by Robert R. Wooding 
60 Diamonds: The Antoinette Matlins Buying Guide  
61 Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair With Jewelry by Elizabeth Taylor  
62 Emerald and Other Beryls by John Sinkankas (1981) 
63 Emeralds of Pakistan by Ali H Kazmi and L W Snee (1989) 
64 Encyclopedia of Jewelry Making Techniques by Jinks McGrath
65 Engagement & Wedding Rings (3rd edition) by Antoinette Matlins & Antonio Bonanno 
66 Extra Lapis English No. 1 Madagascar A Mineral and Gemstone Paradise by Federico Pezzotta 
67 Extra Lapis English No. 2 Emerald The Legendary Green Beryl  
68 Extra Lapis English No. 3 Tourmaline A Gemstone Spectrum  
69 Extra Lapis English No. 4 Calcite Mineral with the Most Forms 
70 Extra Lapis English No. 5 Gold The Noble Mineral 
71 Extra Lapis English No. 6 Pakistan Minerals, Mountains & Majesty 
72 Extra Lapis English No. 7 Beryl and Its Color Varieties  
73 Extra Lapis English No. 8 Elba A Mineralogical Jewel in the Tuscan Archipelago  
74 Eyewitness Crystal & Gem by Dr. R.F. Symes & Dr. R.R. Harding 
75 Eyewitness Explorers Rocks and Minerals by Steve Parker 
76 Eyewitness Rocks & Minerals by Dr. R.F. Symes
77 Faceting for Amateurs (4th edition) by Glenn & Martha Vargas 
78 Faceting History: Cutting Diamonds and Colored Stones by Glenn Klein (2005)
79 Famous Diamonds (4th edition) by Ian Balfour 
80 Famous Jewelry Collectors by Stefano Papi & Alexandra Rhodes 
81 Fancy Color Diamonds by Harvey Harris  
82 Fine Minerals of China: A Guide to Mineral Localities by Guanghua Liu   
83 Forever Brilliant: The Aurora Collection of Colored Diamonds by Alan Bronstein & Stephen C. Hofer   
84 Gem & Jewelry Pocket Guide by Renee Newman  
85 Gem and Crystal Treasures by Peter Bancroft (1984)  
86 Gem and Ornamental Materials of Organic Origin by Maggie Campbell Pedersen  
87 Gem Cutting by John Sinkankas (1984)  
88 Gem Identification Made Easy: A Hands-On Guide to More Confident Buying and Selling (3rd edition)  
89 Gem Profile/2:The Second 60 by David Federman  
90 Gem Raw Materials and Their Occurrence in Serbia, 2nd. by Ilic Miloje (2006)  
91 Gem Reference Guide by GIA Staff  
92 Gem Testing by B.W. Anderson & E.A. Jobbins (1990, 10th ed.)   
93 Gem Trader by Louis Kornitzer (1939)   
94 Gem Trails of Arizona by James R. Mitchell  
95 Gem Trails of Nevada by James R. Mitchell 
96 Gem Trails of New Mexico by James R. Mitchell 
97 Gem Trails of Northern California by James R. Mitchell  
98 Gem Trails of Oregon by James R. Mitchell   
99 Gem Trails of Pennsylvania & New Jersey by Scott Stepanski & Karenne Snow   
100 Gem Trails of Southern California by James R. Mitchell   
101 Gem Trails of Texas by Brad L. Cross   
102 Gemmology (3rd edition) by Peter G. Read    
103 Gems & Gemology In Review: Synthetic Diamonds by GIA  
104 Gems & Gemology: A Retrospective of the 80s by Edited by Richard T. Liddicoat & Alice S. Keller
105 Gems & Jewelry Appraising: Techniques of Professional Practice (2nd edition) by Anna M. Miller 
106 Gems Made by Man – by Kurt Nassau (1980)   
107 Gems: Their Sources, Description and Identification – by Robert Webster (1994, 5th ed.)    
108 Gemstone Buying Guide (2nd edition) by Renee Newman   
109 Gemstone Enhancement: History, Science and State of the Art – by Kurt Nassau (1994)      
110 Gemstones (second edition) by Cally Oldershaw, Christine Woodward & Roger Harding  
111 Gemstones and Mineral Data Book by John Sinkankas   
112 Gemstones And Their Origins by Peter C Keller (1990)    
113 Gemstones by Eduard Gubelin and Franz-Xaver Erni (2000)   
114 Gemstones of North America Vol III by John Sinkankas   
115 Gemstones of North America: Volume II by John Sinkankas     
116 Gemstones of the World – by Walter Schumann (1997)    
117 Gemstones Quality & Value Volume 1 by Yasukazu Suwa    
118 Gemstones Quality and Value Volume 3 Jewelry by Yasukazu Suwa    
119 Gemstones,Quality and Value, Volume 2 by Yasukazu Suwa    
120 Gemstones: Understanding Identifying Buying by Keith Wallis    
121 Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas by Glenn W. Worthington (2007)     
122 Georg Jensen 20th Century Designs by Janet & William Drucker   
123 Goldsmithing & Silver Work Jewelry, Vessels & Ornaments by Charles Codina    
124 Handbook of Fine Jewelry by Nancy N. Schiffer     
125 Handbook of Gem Identification – by Richard T., Jr. Liddicoat (1993)    
126 Handbook of Jewelry Store Management by Editors of JCK Magazine     
127 Hinges and Hinge-Based Catches For Jewelers & Goldsmiths by Charles Lewton-Brain     
128 Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem by Richard Kurin (2006)    
129 Horn: Its History and Its Uses by Adele Schaverien (2006)   
130 How to be a Jewelry Detective by C. Jeanenne Bell    
131 Identification of Gemstones by Michael O'Donoghue & Louise Joyner   
132 Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Appraising by Anna Miller   
133 Illustrated Jewelry Catalog 1892    
134 Indian Jewellery Dance of the Peacock by U. Bala Krishnan & M. Sushil Kumar     
135 Introduction to Crystallography by Donald E. Sands     
136 Investing In Antique Jewellery by Richard Falkiner (1968)     
137 Italian gemology during the Renaissance: A step toward modern mineralogy by A Mottana      
138 Ivory by Thames and Hudson Ltd (1987)    
139 Jade 5000 B.C. to 1912 A.D. by Mircea Veleanu      
140 Jeweled Garden: A Colorful History of Gems, Jewels, and Nature by Suzanne Tennenbaum and Janet Zapata (2006)    
141 Jeweler's Resource by Bruce G. Knuth     
142 Jewellery of Tibet and the Himalayas by John Clarke     
143 Jewelry & Gems at Auction by Antoinette Matlins     
144 Jewelry & Gems: The Buying Guide – by Antoinette L. Matlins, Antonio C. Bonanno (1998)    
145 Jewelry Concepts and Technology by Oppi Untracht   
146 Jewelry Design The Artisan's Reference by Elizabeth Olver    
147 Jewelry Making Techniques Book by Elizabeth Olver    
148 Jewelry Wax odeling by Adolfo Mattiello   
149 Jewelry: Fundamentals of Metalsmithing by Tim McCreight    
150 Jewels of the Nizams by Usha R. Bala Krishnan  
151 Laboratory Created Diamonds by Sharrie Woodring and Branko Deljanin (2005)    
152 Legacy of Leadership by William George Shuster   
153 Leon Hatot by Arlette E. Emch   
154 Making the Most of Your Flex-shaft by Karen Christians (2006)    
155 Masterpieces of American Jewelry by Judith Price    
156 Masterpieces of the Mineral World by Wendell E. Wilson & Joel A. Bartsch    
157 Maurice Galli, Dominique Riviere, Fanfan Li     
158 Methuen Handbook of Color by A Korenerup & J H Wanscher (1961/1989)    
159 Mineralogy by John Sinkankas    
160 Minerals and Gems from The American Museum of Natural History by George E. Harlow & Joseph J. Peters     
161 Modernist Jewelry, 1930-1960: The Wearable Art Movement (2004)    
162 Nineteenth Century Cameos by Michele Rowan     
163 No Thanks, I'm Just Looking by Harry J. Friedman    
164 Not Your Mama's Beading: The Cool and Creative Way to String 'Em Along by Kate Shoup Welsh (2006)     
165 Opal Identification & Value by Paul B. Downing    
166 OPL: A Students' Guide to Spectroscopy by Colin H. Winter    
167 Pearl and Bead Stringing with Henrietta by Henrietta Virchick    
168 Pearls by Elisabeth Strack   
169 Pearls: A Natural History by Neil H. Landman, Paula M. Mikkelsen, Rudiger Bieler & Bennet Bronson    
170 Photo Masters for Diamond Grading by Gary A. Roskin  
171 Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones – by Eduard Gübelin and John Koivula (1986)    
172 Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones, Volume 2 (2005)    
173 Photographing Minerals, Fossils,& Lapidary Materials by Jeffrey Scovil    
174 Practical Casting: A Studio Reference by Tim McCreight    
175 Precious Minerals (Gemology) by Ruslan I Kostov (Bulgarian-2003)   
176 Precious Stones And Gems by Edwin W Streeter (1884) 
177 Precious Stones by Dr Max Bauer (1969)
178 Precious Stones in Art and Devotion: Gemstone Treasures of the Archdiocese of Evora (Portuguese/English) by Rui Galopim de Carvalho (2006)
179 Principles of Color Technology by Fred W Billmeyer, Jr & Max Saltzman (1981)
180 Principles of Color Technology – by Fred W. Billmeyer & Max Saltzman (1981)
181 Professional Goldsmithing by Alan Revere
182 Prospecting for Gemstones and Minerals by John Sinkankas
183 Queen's Jewels by Vincent Meylan
184 Ring Repair by Alan Revere
185 Rolex Wristwatches: The Best of Time 2nd edition by James M. Dowling & Jeffrey P. Hess
186 Romance of The Golconda Diamonds by Omar Khalidi
187 Rough Diamonds: A Practical Guide by Nizam Peters
188 Ruby & Sapphire – by Richard Hughes (1997)
189 Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Buying Guide (2nd edition) by Renee Newman 
190 Schmuck Jewellery 1840-1940: Highlights Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim (2004)
191 Seaman Schepps A Century of New York Jewelry Design by Amanda Viall & Janet Zapata
192 Secrets of the Gem Trade by Richard W. Wise (2003)
193 Shamelessly: Jewelry from Kenneth Jay Lane by Nancy N Schiffer (2007)
194 Shinde Jewels by Reema Keswani
195 Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones by Curzio Cipriani & Alessandro Borelli
196 Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals by Martin Prinz, George Harlow & Joseph Peters
197 Small Scale Photography by Charles Lewton-Brain
198 Smithsonian Handbooks Gemstones (2nd edition) by Cally Hall
199 Smithsonian Handbooks Rocks & Minerals by Chris Pellant
200 Smithsonian Rock and Gem by Ronald L. Bonewitz
201 Special Exhibition Jadeite: Treasure of Orient by The National Science Museum (Japan-2004)
202 Starting to Collect Antique Jewellery by John Benjamin
203 Step-By-Step Bead Stringing by Ruth F. Poris 
204 Symmetry and Spectroscopy by Daniel C. Harris & Michael D. Bertolucci
205 Symposium on Agate and Cryptocrystalline Quartz by Daniel Kile, Thomas Michalski, and Peter Modreski (2005)
206 Table of Gemstone Identification by Roger Dedeyne and Ivo Quintens (2007)
207 Tanzanite: The True Story by Valerio Zancanella
208 Techniques of Jewelry Illustration and Color Rendering by Adolfo Mattiello
209 The AJM Guide to Lost-Wax Casting by Techniques and Tips from Industry Experts 
210 The Art of Diamond Cutting, 2nd ed. by Sofus S Michelsen and Basil Watermeyer (2005)
211 The Art of Enameling by Linda Darty (2006)
212 The Art of Faberge by A Kenneth Snowman (1953/1962)
213 The Art of Fine Enameling by Karen L. Cohen
214 The Art of Gold by Clara Isabel Botero, Roberto Lieras Perez, Santiago Londono Velez and Efrain Sanchez Cabra (2007)
215 The Art of Jewelry by Graham Hughes (1972)
216 The Art of Jewelry Design by Maurice Galli, Dominique Riviere, Fanfan Li
217 The Art of Jewelry Design From Idea to Reality by Elizabeth Olver
218 The Basics of Bead Stringing by Debbie Kanan
219 The Best Little Beading Book by Wendy Simpson Connor
220 The Charm of Charms by Jade Albert & Ki Hackney
221 The Color Handbook by E P Danger (1987)
222 The Complete Handbook for Gemstone Weight Estimation – by Charles I. Carmona (1998)
223 The Complete Metalsmith: An Illustrated Handbook by Tim McCreight
224 The Complete Price Guide to Watches No 26 by Cooksey Shugart, Tom Engle, Richard E Gilbert
225 The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz
226 The Diamond Setting Manual: Procedures & Techniques by Robert R. Wooding
227 The Diamond World by David E Koskoff (1981)
228 The Fred Ward Series: Diamonds
229 The Fred Ward Series: Emeralds
230 The Fred Ward Series: Gem Care
231 The Fred Ward Series: Jade
232 The Fred Ward Series: Opals
233 The Fred Ward Series: Pearls
234 The Fred Ward Series: Rubies & Sapphires
235 The Gem Hunter by Gary Bowersox
236 The Gem Merchant: How to Be One, How to Deal With One – David Stanley Epstein (2003)
237 The GIA Diamond Dictionary
238 The Great Book of Jewels by Ernst A and Jean Heiniger (1974)
239 The Heartless Stone: A Journey through the World of Diamonds, Deceit and Desire by Tom Zoellner (2006)
240 The Jeweled Menagerie A World of Animals in Gems by Suzanne Tennenbaum & Janet Zapata
241 The Jeweler's Bench Reference by Harold O'Connor
242 The Magic of Jewels and Charms by George Frederick Kunz
243 The Master Jewelers by Edited by A. Kenneth Snowman
244 The MicroWorld of Diamonds by John I. Koivula
245 The National Gem Collection by Jeffrey E. Post
246 The Pearl Book: The Definitive Buying Guide (3rd edition) by Antoinette Matlins
247 The Pearl Buying Guide, 4th Edition by Renee Newman
248 The Pearl by Silvia Malaguzzi
249 The Pearl King by Robert Eunson (1955)
250 The Pearl Trader by Louis Kornitzer (1937)  
251 The Pink Pearl by David Federman (2007)
252 The Platinum Bench by Jurgen J. Maerz
253 The Practical Guide to Jewelry Appraising by Cos Altobelli
254 The Ring by Sylvie Lambert
255 The Rings Book by Jinks McGrath
256 The Smale Collection: Beauty in Natural Crystals by Steve Smale (2006)
257 The Spectroscope and Gemmology – by B.W. Anderson, J. Payne, R. Keith Mitchell (Editor) (1998)
258 Theo Fabergé and The St. Petersburg Collection by Andrew Moore
259 Tiffany Colored Gems by John Loring (2007)
260 Tiffany Diamonds by John Loring
261 Tiffany Flora & Fauna by John Loring
262 Tiffany Pearls by John Loring (2007)
263 Tiffany Timepieces by John Loring
264 Timeless Tiaras: Chaumet from 1804 to the Present by Diana Scarisbrick
265 Totems to Turquoise by Kari Chalker, Lois S. Dubin & Peter M. Whiteley
266 Travels In India by Jean Baptiste Tavernier (Translated from the original French edition of 1676 by V Ball: 1977)
267 Treasures From The Kremlin by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1979)
268 Understanding Jewellery by David Bennett & Daniela Mascetti (1989/2003)
269 Van Cleef & Arpels by Anne-Marie Clais
270 Van Nostrand's Standard Catalog of Gems by John Sinkankas
271 Verdura: The life and work of a master jeweler by Patricia Corbett
272 Victorian Jewellery by Margaret Flower
273 Victorian Jewelry Unexplored Treasures by Ginny R. Dawes & Corinne Davidov
274 Visual Optics by Alan Hodgkinson (1999)
275 Warman's Jewelry, 3rd Edition by Christie Romero
276 Warman's® Jewelry Field Guide Values and Identification by Leigh Leshner
277 Within the Stone: Nature’s Abstract Rock Art by Bill Atkinson
278 Working with Gemstones: A Bench Jeweler's Guide by Arthur A. Skuratowicz & Julie Nash
279 YARD: The Life and Magnificent Jewelry of Raymond C. Yard by Natasha Kuzmanovic