Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Jewels: A Secret History (2006)
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English (1)
'Glorious . . . anecdote and information accumulate with marvellous abundance and a passionate sense of the fascination of jewels' SpectatorAmber is the tears of prehistoric trees.One gem links Queen Victoria and a skeleton.Cleopatra drank a pearl to win a bet. A man turned into a diamond.
No library descriptions found.
Melvil Decimal System (DDC)553.8Natural sciences and mathematics Earth sciences & geology Economic Geology Gems; Ornamental stones
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.