A golden one's responsible for sparking a great war.
An earthly one has earthly tones – no green, no red, no core.
A big one's home to sights that numerous travellers adore.
To purchase eye products one needs to find a certain store.

The answer is one word.

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I think the seeds of this story at the core concern

apple

A golden one's responsible for sparking a great war.

The golden apple which Zeus sent to Paris of Troy caused the Trojan war.

An earthly one has earthly tones – no green, no red, no core.

A grown potato (pomme de terre) is commonly brownish with seeds on the skin.

A big one's home to sights that numerous travellers adore.

New York City - the Big Apple.

To purchase eye products one needs to find a certain store.

iMacs, iPads and iPhones from the Apple store.

Is it a

chair?

A golden one's responsible for sparking a great war.

The war of the golden stool was a series of conflicts between the British Imperial government of the Gold Coast (later Ghana) and the Ashanti Empire

An earthly one has earthly tones – no green, no red, no core.

furniture can be in earth tones

A big one's home to sights that numerous travellers adore.

The Lincoln Memorial features a very large chair and is in Washington DC, home to numerous tourist attractions.

To purchase eye products one needs to find a certain store.

I-kea sells chairs

  • I'm not sure how you make the third line ("A big one's...") relevant to the answer. Sure, rot13(vg srngherf n ovt punve), but I can't see any relationship with the answer further than that. – EKons Sep 20 at 14:37

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