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Pearls: Ornament And Obsession

A visually stunning, one-of-a-kind history of the shimmering, lustrous object of beauty that has mesmerized humankind for millennia. Featuring 210 superb photographs, 168 in full color, Pearls traces the evolution of the pearl from sacred icon to timeless aesthetic symbol, a history that spans 4,000 years. Shrink-wrapped.

Hardcover: 256 pages

Publisher: Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition (January 4, 1993)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0671759280

ISBN-13: 978-0671759285

Product Dimensions: 11.4 x 1 x 11.4 inches

Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #2,455,661 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #19 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Jewelry & Beadwork > Rock & Gem Crafts #262805 in Books > Arts & Photography

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