Mountain of Light

The Story of the Koh-I-Noor Diamond

by Dale R. Perelman G.G.



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/24/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 208
ISBN : 9781477216286
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 208
ISBN : 9781477216293

About the Book

The Koh-I-Noor is one of India’s oldest and most famous diamonds. Mountain of Light traces history and legend surrounding the Koh-I-Noor through the court of Shah Baber, founder of the Mogul Empireduring the sixteenth century, to its present location in the Tower of London. The excitement generated by the Koh-I-Noor makes Mountain Of Light both powerful and informative reading.

About the Author

Dale Perelman is the past-president of the 51-store King's Jewelry chain. He holds a bachelor's. degree in English Literature from Brown University and a MBA from the Wharton School. A graduate gemologist of the GIA, Perelman has served as a past president of the Jewelers of America, the Diamond Council of America and the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Society of Appraisers. He has written several books including "Mountain of Light," "The Regent," "Centenarians" and " Lessons My Father Taught Me."