Published to celebrate Queen Elizabeth IIs Diamond Jubilee, this accessible history explores the use of diamonds in works of art of all kinds, from personal and official jewellery and regalia to precious boxes and ceremonial swords.
It examines the special qualities of diamonds and the royal uses to which they have been put throughout the centuries; and, includes newly commissioned photography in close-up detail of each piece.
This is a beautifully illustrated publication providing an introduction to a magnificent royal inheritance.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 120 pages, 120 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Royal Collection Trust
- Publication Date: 16/07/2012
- Category: Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design
- ISBN: 9781905686421