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Published by DK

Foreword by Judith Miller

RRP: £35.00

About Jewel

Combining stunning photographs with expert knowledge, this book is a dazzling guide to precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals.

Discover the intriguing stories of the world's most famous and fabulous gems, including the mysterious Hope Diamond, the stunning Koh-i-Noor of the Crown Jewels, and exquisite Fabergé eggs.Trace the history of gemmology, learn all about the key characteristics of precious and semi-precious stones, and discover the science behind some of their more unusual and mysterious properties.

With a foreword by antiques expert Judith Miller, this sumptuous celebration of gems and jewels is guaranteed to bring sparkle to both your life and your library.