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Great Diamonds Of India
Author: Monisha Bharadwaj
ISBN: 9788175083264
Binding: Paper Back
Publishing Year: 2005
Publisher: India Book House Pvt. Ltd
Number of Pages: 144
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INR 395.00
About Book
Several of the world's largest and most cherished diamonds were found in the Golconda mines of India, and many discovered elsewhere made their way into the coffers of the richest people in the country. Great Diamonds of India is a definitive account of the history, legends, and myths commonly associated with some exceptional Indian stones. The kaleidoscope of characters in these stories range from insouciant kings and queens to avaricious murderers. The book unfurls the drama that accompanied the passage of these gems across continents and over great expanses of time.lectures on jewellery.
About Author
Monisha Bharadwaj studied Ancient Indian History and graduated from London School of Journalism. Her unparalleled knowledge of Indian culture imbues her writings with the essence of India. Great Diamonds of India is the culmination of five years of research in India and London. An internationally acknowledged author, her books include The Indian Pantry, The Indian Kitchen,Inside India - Quintessential Indian Style,Indian Beauty Secrets and The Indian Luck Book. The Indian Pantrywas shortlisted for the coveted Andre Simon Award (UK) and the UK Guild of Food Writers Award in 2001 from the Academie Gastronomische in Germany. The author is a professional Indian classical dancer, trained in Bharata Natyam. She lives between London and Mumbai with her actor-husband and their two children.
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