Ruby

Ruby

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Ruby
Joanna Hardy
Thames & Hudson, 2017

Ruby is a fascinating exploration of this precious stone, taking the reader on a journey from the ancient mines of Burma, along the harsh terrain of the Silk Trading routes of China, to European courts and palaces, where rubies have been sourced and bought from intrepid gem- stone dealers to decorate royalty, dignitaries, and the social elite. This illustrated book will showcase more than sixty of the world’s significant, notable, and famous rubies, ruby jewels, and ruby artifacts, including many previously unseen pieces from private and royal collections.


English - 368 Pages - 26.16 cm x 3.81 cm x 35.31 cm - 3.22 Kg
ISBN: 9780500519417


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