The Book of Diamonds: Their History and Romance from Ancient India to Modern Times

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Dover Publications, Dec 1, 2001 - Nature - 226 pages
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.

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