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Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment


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The Daalder collection of ethnic jewellery numbers many hundreds of items, of which more than 500 appear in this book in glorious colour and with an expert photographers attention to presentation and detail. They are supplemented by close to 200 other objects selected from the world-renowned collections of items from Australian Aboriginal and Oceanic cultures.

The text of the book offers concise but informative discussion of cultural and social contexts, considered comparisons, detailed analyses of the illustrated objects and useful political and geographic data, not to mention the occasional collectors anecdote highlighting the enduring importance of jewellery and adornment to the universal human psyche.


Author: Truus Daalder
Publisher: MacMillan Art Publishing
Publish Date: Apr 2014
Pages: 420
Format: Hardcover
Dimensions: 30.1 x 27.8 cm