Stoned

Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World
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Current format, Book, 2015, All copies in use.
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As entertaining as it is incisive, Stoned is a raucous journey through the history of human desire for what is rare, and therefore precious.

What makes a stone a jewel? What makes a jewel priceless? And why do we covet beautiful things? In this brilliant account of how eight jewels shaped the…

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