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Joyaux du règne minéral, les pierres précieuses ont de tout temps suscité la fascination des hommes, comme si cette forme particulière de perfection, à l'œuvre dans la nature, pouvait être d'essence divine. Diamants, émeraudes, rubis et saphirs surgissent très tôt dans l'histoire de l'humanité, d'abord pour leur valeur symbolique, liée à leur rareté. Puis ces gemmes except ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 30th 1997 by Gallimard
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Amanda Witt
Feb 07, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Compact little book, detailing basic history and backgrounds of the gems, with great colour pictures
Apr 23, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Doğrusu bu kitap biraz hayal kırıklığı oldu. Taşların kendilerinden bahsetmekten çok; onların tarihi serüvenleri, ticari faaliyetlerdeki rolleri veya bulunan en ekstrem örneklerini anlatıyor.
Tabi, bu da kitabı bir broşür, bir tür yan okuma yapıyor.
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