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Pearls: Ornament and Obsession

Out of Print

By: K Joyce and S Addison

254 pages, 150 col illus, 30 b/w illus

Thames & Hudson

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #24008 | ISBN: 0500015600
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Illuminates the ancient and extensive lore of the pearl, as manifested in the beliefs, customs, art and history of almost every age and culture.


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