The Queen's Diamonds
Hugh Roberts (Author)
ISBN 978 1 905686 38 4
Hardback, 320 pages with 2 gatefolds, 31.5cm x 25cm (12" x 10") Over 300 colour illustrations.
This book provides the first authorised account of the history of the finest diamond jewellery in the world. Published on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II, it tells the story of the magnificent royal inheritance of diamonds from the time of Queen Adelaide in the 1830s to the present day.
Illustrated with a wealth of archive materials as well as extensive new photography of the jewels, this important publication includes stones of international importance as well as items of great historic significance, and will be a standard work of reference on diamond jewellery for many years to come.