Sacred & Symbolic

Sacred & Symbolic

Ancient India and the Lure of Its Diamonds

Book - 2010
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"Sacred and symbolic offers a captivating and richly illustrated glimpse into the history of India, four millenia of cultural assimilation through conquest and commerce, enduring traditions, religious diversity and incredible prosperity - but with a difference. The story of diamonds, from their spiritual symbolism to an icon status and their trade, is interwoven into the full tenure of India's past."--Book jacket.
Publisher: [Perth, Western Australia] : Hugh Durey, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780646541624
Characteristics: 189 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
Alternative Title: Sacred and symbolic


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