Jewel: A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

Jewel: A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

By: DK (author), Judith Miller (foreword_author)Hardback

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Description

Celebrate the world's most dazzling jewels and gemstones with this glamorous guide to jewellery, precious and semi-precious gems, and minerals. Packed with spectacular photography of gemstones and celebrated jewellery and other precious objects, fascinating real-life stories about the world's most famous, celebrated, or notorious gems, and interesting historical features about the history of gemmology, Jewel is a lavish look at precious stones, precious metals, and organic gems such as amber and pearl. Discover gemstones from agate to zoisite, take an up-close look at the world's most extravagant and famous jewellery, and immerse yourself in the incredible stories behind famous gems including the stunning Koh-i-Noor, the exquisite Faberge eggs, and the mysterious and allegedly cursed Hope Diamond. With a foreword by Judith Miller, this sumptuous celebration of the treasures of the Earth is the perfect gift for anyone looking for a little glamour.

Contents

1: Introduction 2: Native Elements 3: Gemstones 4: Organic Gems 5: Rock Gems and Rocks

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780241226032
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780241226032
  • weight: 2162
  • ISBN10: 0241226031

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