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" The entire fabric is overlaid with a plating of gold, which is exquisitely chiseled and enameled, and is absolutely incrusted with precious stones, among which rubies and emeralds are the most prominent. An elegant balustrade containing inscriptions in... "
From Constantinople to the home of Omar Khayyam - Page 118
by Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson - 1911 - 317 pages
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The Buddhist Praying-wheel: A Collection of Material Bearing Upon the ...

William Simpson - Buddha (The concept) - 1896 - 303 pages
...the title it is still known by. Here is Mr. Curzon's description of one part of this throne : " . . . The lofty back, which is one mass of gems, rises to a point in the centre, whereon is fixed a circular star of diamonds, with scintillating rays, made to revolve by a piece of...
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