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    • Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World
    • By: Aja Raden
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
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      4 out of 5 stars 92
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    What makes a stone a jewel? What makes a jewel priceless? And why do we covet beautiful things? In this brilliant account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history, jeweler and scientist Aja Raden tells an original and often startling story about our unshakeable addiction to beauty and the darker side of human desire.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Cringe-inducing, vapid, and self-conscious

    • By Die Falknerin on 12-27-16
    • Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World
    • By: Aja Raden
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Release date: 02-16-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 109 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99