Item description for The Art of Silver Jewellery: From the Minorities of China, The Golden Triangle, Mongolia and Tibet by Rene Van Der Star, Ien Rappold, Hugo Krijger, John Beringen & michiel Elsevier Stokmans...
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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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 10.25" Height: 12.25" Weight: 3.85 lbs.
Release Date Apr 4, 2006
ISBN 8876243836 ISBN13 9788876243837
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Minority Silver of China Jan 5, 2007
An excellent overview of the silver jewelry of the minority tribes of China, it also addresses clothing and textiles. The photos are superb, with some elements shown larger than actual size. This book would be of interest to both collectors and artisans. The items depicted are from the Rene van der Star Collection. That is the same collection showcased in the book Ethnic Jewellery from Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands. As with the latter book, a number of experts on ethnic jewelry contributed to the total effort, each writing in his particular area of expertise.