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Platinum in India

By: T.M. Babu

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bangalore, India, Geological Society of India: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040942

ISBN: 8190763644

Condition: New


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Glorious Indian Diamonds

By: T.M. Babu

Price: $139.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100317

ISBN: 8124607362

Condition: New


India, for many millennia, was the diamond capital of the world and controlled the global diamond business. Indians were the first to discover, mine, curate and market diamonds in the world, and were the first to discover that diamond can be cut only by diamond, and can be polished with its own powder. Vedas, Upanishads and epics stand testimony to it. Diamonds were the quintessential luxury of the Indian royalty. Kohinoor, (Mountain of Light), Hope, Great Moghul, Orloff, Sansi, Hastings, Pigott and Akbar Shah-Jahangir Shah had unparalleled place in the annals of Indian and world history. Till... View more info