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Book of Diamonds

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Publisher Comments:

Fascinating, profusely illustrated volume covers complete history and lore of diamonds and#151; from early discoveries in India's Golconda mines to the development of major mining companies. Photos of famous diamonds, rings, bracelets, tiaras and other pieces as well as stories of such famous jewels as the Hope, the Orloff, and the Koh-i-Noor.

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Dickinson (affiliation not cited) describes the history and mining of diamonds, how they are cut and faceted, and their place in the fashion industry. The author also presents guidelines for purchasing diamonds for sentiment, beauty, show, flawlessness, or investment. The volume features an extensive glossary of terms, and the text is accompanied by b&w photographs and other illustrations of diamond jewelry and its wearers.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486418162
Author:
Dickinson, Joan Y.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dickinson, Joan Y.
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Carving
Subject:
Diamonds
Subject:
Antiques-Jewelry and Fashion
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
84-351
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
114 hts; 75 line*
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.06 lb

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Gems
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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Jewelry » Technique

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