Ethnic Jewellery

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Subtitle: From Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands
Author: Rene van der Star
Publisher: Pepin Press (2008)
Edition: First Edition
ISBN-10: 9054961414
ISBN-13: 9789054961413
Condition: Very Good. Covers are rubbed and edgeworn with minor bumps to the corners.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 254
Dimensions: 30 x 28 x 2 cm
Weight: 1.7 kg
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Bringing together masterpieces from Africa, the Arab World, India, Central and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Each of these areas has their own specific designs, and their own specific uses and symbolism attached to jewellery. Materials used include gold, silver and many types of gemstones, but also archaic materials such as leather, coral, beads, bone, teeth, and shells. In this lavishly illustrated book, more than 500 pieces are presented in color, together with detailed descriptions.

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