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DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY, CERAMICS, GLASS, TEXTILES

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Skira

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Hardcover, 10.25 x 12.25 in. / 240 pgs / 404 illustrations.

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ISBN 9788876243837 TRADE
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The Art of Silver Jewellery

From the Minorities of China, The Golden Triangle, Mongolia and Tibet

By Rene Van Der Star.

A sumptuous and comprehensive study of Chinese jewelry

This book and exhibition presents over 250 silver necklaces, and earrings - objects of ceremonial beauty and originality created by tribal peoples of China. Four catalog essays by leading experts illuminate the context creation in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and also provide valuable background information for designers, historians, collectors and dealers. In addition to images of the jewelry itself, the volume includes a selection of collect ethnic textiles and other field photographs that puts the jewelry in full ethnological context. Details information an object includes dimensions, weight, material, function, and area of origin. This sumptuous volume is the most comprehensive study of the region’s jewelry available and is essential for anyone with an interest in the complete heritage of China.


René van der Star is a collector of ethnic jewellery and the author of Ethnic Jewellery from Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands.

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