Art of jewellery, ancient to modern period
Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Jan 1, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
The Book Art Of Jewellery Is Richly Illustrated And Fully Documented Study Of Jewellery Produced During The Successive Periods. Research On The Subject Falls Into Four Main Divisions. The First Deals With The Jewellery Worn During Classical Times, And Until The Ninth Century. The Second Treats The Jewels Of The Middle Ages. The Third Is Devoted To The Jewels Of The Renaissance And Fourth Includes Those Of Subsequent Times. An Introduction Of Indian Jewellery Traces Its Development From The Period Of Harappan Culture. Different Types Of Jewellery Were Designed And Used Depending Upon The Part Of The Body. Every Region In The Country Has Its Own Tradition In Jewellery. The Jewellery Played An Important Role As Adornment, As A Sign Of Wealth, And A Glow Of The Royal Image Throughout The Centuries. The Book Is An Invaluable Work Of Reference For Research Scholars And Readers.
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Introduction Indian Jewellery
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19th cent 20th cent Acc.No adorned aigrettes Anglo-Saxon antique armlets artistic Bavarian National Museum beads beautiful bezel bracelets British Museum brooch buckle cabochon cameos Cellini centre chains champleve circa circular clasps cloisonne collar Collection coloured composed crown decorated Delhi designs for jewellery display early earrings emeralds employed enamel-work enamelled gold English engraved enriched enseignes Etruscan examples executed fashion fibula fifteenth figures filigree finger rings flowers French gems German girdle gold set goldsmith Greek Harappa head hung India inlaid inscription inventories Italian jewellery jewels King ladies later London mediaeval metal Middle Ages Mohenjodaro mounted National Museum neck necklaces niello North India objects open-work painted Paris patterns pearls pendants period personal ornaments PLATE portrait precious stones preserved production Queen Rajasthan Renaissance Roman round rubies sapphire set with diamonds seventeenth century shape silver silver-gilt sixteenth century style Tara brooch wearing workmanship worn