Jewel : A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

Jewel : A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

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.


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Details

Author(s)
DK, Judith Miller
Format
Hardback | 360 pages
Dimensions
256 x 301 x 29mm | 2,162g
Publication date
05 Oct 2016
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Imprint
DK
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
0241226031
ISBN13
9780241226032
Bestsellers rank
179,032