9781851498833-1851498834-Traditional Indian Jewellery: The Golden Smile of India

Traditional Indian Jewellery: The Golden Smile of India

ISBN-13: 9781851498833
ISBN-10: 1851498834
Author: van Gelder, Bernadette
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Acc Art Books
Format: Hardcover 296 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781851498833
ISBN-10: 1851498834
Author: van Gelder, Bernadette
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Acc Art Books
Format: Hardcover 296 pages

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Acknowledged authors van Gelder, Bernadette wrote Traditional Indian Jewellery: The Golden Smile of India comprising 296 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1851498834 and 9781851498833. Since then Traditional Indian Jewellery: The Golden Smile of India textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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• Balances gorgeous photographs against detailed descriptions of traditional gems

• Explores the legends and stories behind the gems used in traditional Indian jewelry

Traditional Indian Jewellery: The Golden Smile of India explores the rich heritage of Indian jewelry and its significance in past and present Indian society.

Jewelry plays an important part in the everyday lives, important moments, festivals and religious aspects of Indian culture. It is not only girls and women who wear jewelry, but also boys, men, temple statues and even animals. The book excels in its detailed descriptions, which accompany the sumptuous array of images. We discover the origin and significance of gold, the significance of setting gems in a certain order, and jewelry's spiritual importance. The book retells and explains in detail the legends and stories attached to certain gems, as well as their mythological and astrological significance.

This publication is the result of thirty-five years of research - traveling, studying, and talking to many people across the entire subcontinent of India, as well as having had unprecedented access to goldsmiths and enamellers; being shown techniques known only to one family, which have been transferred from generation to generation; and being granted access to beautiful and never before seen Royal collections.

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