Jewel : A Celebration of Earth's Treasures

Author : Dorling Kindersley

Prepare to be dazzled by this shining and sumptuous visual guide to the world's greatest treasures. Feast your eyes on glittering gemstones, kaleidoscopic minerals, and famous trinkets in this comprehensive exploration of Earth's finest jewels. Following a foreword from antiques expert Judith Miller, hundreds of pages take a lavish look at precious stones, precious metals, and organic gems in all their natural wonder. From agate to zoisite, everything under the Sun is encapsulated in spectacular photography and accessible text. Trace the history of gemmology and get the inside story on our planet's most famous and fabulous gems, including the mysterious Hope Diamond, the stunning Koh-i-Noor of the Crown Jewels, and exquisite Faberge eggs. Find out their physical properties, check the price tags, and discover the most remarkable record-breakers. This exceptionally extravagant book is a picture-packed, fact-filled celebration guaranteed to bring sparkle to your life and your library.

Published Date : 18 Oct 2021
Page : 360 pages
Publisher : Dorling Kindersley

MARC INFORMATION

020 a : ISBN 
9780241226032 
041 a : Language 
eng 
050 b : Publish Year 
2016 
082 a : dewclass 
.D67 
100 a : Author 
245 a : Title 
Jewel : A Celebration of Earth's Treasures 
260 b : Name of publisher 
Dorling Kindersley 
300 a : Total pages 
360 pages 
350 a : Price 
1500 
520 a : Description 
Prepare to be dazzled by this shining and sumptuous visual guide to the world's greatest treasures. Feast your eyes on glittering gemstones, kaleidoscopic minerals, and famous trinkets in this comprehensive exploration of Earth's finest jewels. Following a foreword from antiques expert Judith Miller, hundreds of pages take a lavish look at precious stones, precious metals, and organic gems in all their natural wonder. From agate to zoisite, everything under the Sun is encapsulated in spectacular photography and accessible text. Trace the history of gemmology and get the inside story on our planet's most famous and fabulous gems, including the mysterious Hope Diamond, the stunning Koh-i-Noor of the Crown Jewels, and exquisite Faberge eggs. Find out their physical properties, check the price tags, and discover the most remarkable record-breakers. This exceptionally extravagant book is a picture-packed, fact-filled celebration guaranteed to bring sparkle to your life and your library. 
650 a : Subject 
852 m : dewsuffix 
TS 752 

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