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The Nature of Diamonds

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Edited By: George E Harlow

278 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 1997 | #75135 | ISBN: 0521629357
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Hardback | Oct 1997 | #97498 | ISBN: 052162083X
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About this book

Covers its subject from all facets, starting with the origin of diamonds in the earth, and covering their discovery, their mining, the nature of diamonds themselves, their history, the skills of the diamond cutter, synthetic diamonds, the lure of diamond jewellery and the lore of diamonds in literature and films.

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