Published on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, this book tells the story of the magnificent royal inheritance of diamonds from the time of Queen Adelaide in the 1830s to the present day.
Illustrated with a wealth of archive material as well as extensive new photography of the jewels, this important publication includes stones of international importance as well as items of great historic significance, and will be a standard work of reference on diamond jewellery for many years to come.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 324 pages, 348 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Royal Collection Trust
- Publication Date: 07/05/2012
- Category: Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design
- ISBN: 9781905686384
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Review by briandrewz
I cannot say enough good things about this book. The photos are high quality. So is the information describing each of the featured jewels in great detail. It's a marvelous piece of work and Hugh Roberts is to be commended for creating a masterpiece. This book commemorates Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee by giving us an in depth look at some of her most valuable assets: her diamonds...