Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the WorldBook - 2015
An account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history shares insights into the role of precious gemstones in triggering cultural movements, political dynasties, and wars, while exploring how jewels reflect darker aspects of human nature.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 739.2709 R117S 2015
Characteristics: xii, 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm