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On Jewellery

Author : Liesbeth den Besten
ISBN : 3897903490
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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On Jewellery offers a comprehensive overview of the trends and role of contemporary international jewellery art from the 1960s to today, shown within the context of corresponding trends in art and society. This publication is dedicated to themes such as
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Jewellery In The Age Of Modernism 1918 1940

Author : Simon Bliss
ISBN : 9781501326813
Genre : Art
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Why has jewellery and body adornment often been marginalized in studies of modernist art and design? This study explores the relationship between jewellery, modernism and modernity from the 'jazz age' to the second world war in order to challenge the view that these portable art forms have only a minor role to play in histories of modernism. From the masterworks of the Parisian jewellery houses to the film and photography of Man Ray, this study seeks to present jewellery in a new light, where issues of representation and display are considered to be as important in the creation of a modern 'jewellery culture' as the objects themselves. Drawing on material from museums, archives, contemporary journals, memoirs, literary and theoretical texts, this study shows how the emergence of modern jewellery began to seriously question conventional notions of body adornment.
Category: Art

A History Of Jewellery 1100 1870

Author : Joan Evans
ISBN : 0486261220
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Superb sourcebook of rare ornamentation includes meticulously detailed narrative and 400 illustrations depicting priceless brooches, necklaces, clasps, gold padlock, reliquary pendants, much more.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Jewellery Of Roman Britain

Author : Dr Catherine Johns
ISBN : 9781135851118
Genre : Social Science
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This work provides a survey of the jewellery of Roman Britain. Fully illustrated and accessible to both the specialist and amateur enthusiast, it surveys the full range of personal ornament worn in Britain during the Roman period, the 1st to 4th centuries AD. It emphasizes the presence of two distinct cultural and artistic traditions, the classical element introduced by the Romans and the indigeneous Celtic background. The interaction of these traditions affected all aspects of Romano-British life and is illustrated in the jewellery.; The meaning and significance of personal ornament in a wide range of cultures is discussed, including such matters as symbolism and the display of wealth and status. The principal types of Romano-British jewellery are classified in detail, drawing attention to those which can be relatively closely dated. The coverage is not restricted to precious-metal objects, but includes jewellery made of base metals and materials such as bone, jet and glass. The final chapter is devoted to the techniques of manufacture, a subject which has become better understood in recent years as a result of scientific advances. The book should appeal to anyone who practices, teaches or studies Roman archaeology, together with all those with a professional or amateur interest in the history of jewellery and design.
Category: Social Science

Titanium Sputtering

Author : Clarissa Mitchell
ISBN : 0902490516
Genre : Decoration and ornament
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Category: Decoration and ornament

Reports On The Paris Universal Exhibition 1867 Presented To Both Houses Of Parliament By Command Of Her Majesty Containing Reports On Oil And Other Paintings Sculpture Architecture Engraving Printing And Stationery Applied Art Photography Scientific Apparatus Furniture And Decoration Glass Pottery And Terra Cotta Plate Jewellery And Art Metal Work Leather And Fancy Work And Perfumery

Author : Great Britain. Royal Commission for the Paris Exhibition (1867)
ISBN : BL:A0022882033
Genre : Art and industry
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Category: Art and industry

New Directions In Jewellery

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ISBN : UOM:39015062624823
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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New Directions in Jewellery explores contemporary jewellery as an experimental practice that engages with craft, design, fashion and popular culture. Profiling over 70 makers, with extensive illustrations and commentary, this book provides an overview of the new directions that jewellery is taking from the innovative use of materials to conceptual pieces stretching the traditional definitions of what jewellery is. With an introductory text, as well as essays by specialists in the design, creation and history of jewellery, the makers featured in this book are also brought into view through profiles and interviews. As a visual sourcebook, this publication is accessible for those interested in contemporary craft, fashion, culture and style while providing essential reading for all jewellery makers.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Ancient West And East

Author : Gocha R. Tsetskhladze
ISBN : 9004128395
Genre : History
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This work is a bi-annual devoted to the study of the history and archaeology of the periphery of the Graeco-Roman world, concentrating on local societies and cultures and their interaction with the Graeco-Roman, Near Eastern and early Byzantine worlds.
Category: History

Anglo Saxon Art

Author : Charles Reginald Dodwell
ISBN : 071900926X
Genre : Art
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Category: Art