Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures
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BeschreibungAn illustrated survey of Victorian jewelry that focuses on "secondary" jewelry, characterized by bold, playful, romantic and modern designs. Some of the most unusual pieces were constructed with materials including hair, lava, coal iron, and aluminum. This text gives historical context to the uses of these materials and designs.
PortraitGinny Reddington Dawes, formerly a singer with a rock and roll band, is an accomplished songwriter and the composer of many well-known advertising jingles. Corinne Alster Davidov is a painter whose works have been widely exhibited, here and abroad. Both authors are avid collectors of Victorian jewelry, and private dealers tuned into up-and-coming trends in collectibles. This is their second collaboration; their first was The Bakelite Jewelry Book, available from Abbeville Press.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ABBEVILLE PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 150 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Fotos von Tom Dawes