The Queen'S Diamonds download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hugh Roberts

The Queen'S Diamonds download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hugh Roberts year 2012
  • Book name: The Queen'S Diamonds
  • Author: Hugh Roberts
  • Release date: 2012/3/10
  • Publisher: ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9781905686384
  • Rating: 7.91 of 10
  • Votes: 860
  • Review by: Makeda Landry
  • Review rating: 9.99 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/19
  • Total pages: 324
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The splendor and sparkle of the diamond is unmatched by that of any other gem in the world. As status symbols or emblems ofendless love, diamonds have been worn, collected, and presented as lavish gifts since the earliest days of antiquity. Today, steady sales-and borrowed baubles on the arms of starlets-indicate that diamonds remain among the most sought-after gemstones. But few, if any, private collections surpass that of Queen Elizabeth II.The Queen's Diamonds takes readers on a tour of the magnificent royal inheritance of diamonds from Queen Adelaide in the 1830s to the present day. The book features more than seventy awe-inspiring pieces of jewelry from one of the finest collections in the world. With three hundred full-color photographs-many newly commissioned for the book-the dazzling display ranges from the flawless pink diamond presented to Princess Elizabeth, as she was then known, for her wedding in 1947 to nineteenth-century diamond diadems to the Cartier 'Halo' tiara worn most recently by The Duchess of Cambridge at her wedding in April 2011. As informative as it is stunningly beautiful, the book includes information on many items of international importance and great historic significance. Published on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, The Queen's Diamonds offers the first authorized account of this iconic and unparalleled collection of diamond jewelry. The photos superbly encapsulate the breathtaking beauty of the subjects, and the descriptions are packed with fascinating details.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H0M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Exhibition Catalogues & Specific Collections, Precious Metal & Precious Stones: Artworks & Design, Decorative Arts, Jewellery & Beadcraft
  • Available formats: PDF, MobiPocket, DOC, TCR, TXT, EPUB, WORD, HTM. Compressed in RAR, DMG, ZIP, ARC, TZ
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 73.05 USD
  • Dimensions: 250x315x40.64mm
  • Weight: 2,860g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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