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Jewels: A Secret History - Victoria Finlay
Jewels: A Secret History
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3.00 10
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780345466945 (0345466942)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.0 Jewels: A Secret History
This seemed to be the most referenced book in Stoned by Aja Raden. So I picked it up from the library as well. I'm glad I read Stoned first. I liked Raden's style of writing more than Finlay's. Jewels is an interesting read too, I just found it a little dry. Also I wish the book had footnotes rath...
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4.0 Jewels: A Secret History
nteresting and entertaining look at gemstones and where they come from. I learned that birthstones were invented in 1912 by some jewelers with overstocks of certain stones. There's lots of fascinating lore here. Finlay doesn't waste any time on what is common knowledge, she jumps right into the arca...
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