A Secret HistoryBook - 2006
In Jewels, journalist Victoria Finlay demonstrates the power of gemstones via fascinating tales of money, intrigue, and ingenuity. From amethyst to sapphire, from 17th-century France to 21st-century Hong Kong, Finlay leaves no facet unpolished. 8-page color insert.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2006.
Branch Call Number: 553. 8 FIN
Characteristics: xxii, 472 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.)
Alternative Title: Buried treasure.