Cover of: The Book of Diamonds | J. Willard Hershey

The Book of Diamonds

Their Curious Lore, Properties, Tests and Synthetic Manufacture 1940
  • 160 Pages
  • 4.23 MB
  • English
Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Science / Mineralogy, Earth Sciences - Mineralogy, Science, Science/Mathem
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8545065M
ISBN 101432602985
ISBN 139781432602987

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Black Diamonds: The Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty. by Catherine Bailey.

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pp, Viking, £ If books had human characteristics, Black Diamonds would suffer from a. Fascinating, profusely illustrated volume covers complete history and lore of diamonds — 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. The Book of Diamonds: Their History and Romance from Ancient India to Modern Times (Dover Jewelry and Metalwork) - Kindle edition by Dickinson, Joan Y.

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