A lavishly illustrated, in-depth early history covering two
thousand years of diamond jewelry and commerce, from the Indian
mines to European merchants, courts, and workshops
This richly illustrated history of diamonds illuminates myriad
facets of the “king of gems,” including a cast of
larger-than-life characters such as Alexander the Great, the
Mughal emperor Jahangir, and East India Company adventurers. It’s
an in-depth... more...