The Story of the Diamond - Timeless. Elegant. Iconic. (ebok) av Tamara Sturtz-Filby
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A symbol of power, a promise of marriage and a girl's best friend, the diamond is unmatched by any other gemstone in the world. From ancient civilizations and the royal courts of Europe to modern culture, film and fashion, the mystique and glamour of the world's most brilliant natural treasure is told in a story that merges history with gemology, collecting with couture. Celebrating our everlasting fascination with this prized jewel, The Story of the Diamond gives background on merchants, trade…

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Undertittel Timeless. Elegant. Iconic.
Forfattere Tamara Sturtz-Filby (forfatter)
Forlag OH
Utgitt 18 mars 2024
Sjanger Hus og hage, Kunst og kultur, Biografier, Dokumentar og fakta, Hobby og fritid
Språk English
Format epub
DRM-beskyttelse LCP
ISBN 9781838611453
A symbol of power, a promise of marriage and a girl's best friend, the diamond is unmatched by any other gemstone in the world. From ancient civilizations and the royal courts of Europe to modern culture, film and fashion, the mystique and glamour of the world's most brilliant natural treasure is told in a story that merges history with gemology, collecting with couture. Celebrating our everlasting fascination with this prized jewel, The Story of the Diamond gives background on merchants, traders and jewellers, from Cartier to Harry Winston, as well as legendary and rare stones, such as the cursed Hope, the stolen Koh-i-Noor and the ransomed Idol's Eye. With indepth information on styles, cuts, colours and carats, and both natural and lab-grown stones, as well as a chapter devoted to engagement rings, there is advice on selecting and buying sustainably sourced diamonds.