|JEWELRY 7,000 YEARS :: Illustrated HB w/ DJ|
and Illustrated Survey
from the Collections
of the British Museums "
" Jewelry is one of the oldest forms of decorative art.
Ancient Greek necklaces, Celtic torcs, Renaissance pendants, and Art Noveau buckles are among the masterpieces specially photographed for this book and described by a team of experts from the British Museum.
The areas covered in this comprehensive volume include Egypt and Western Asia, Africa and the Middle East, ancient Greece and Rome, China, Korea and Japan, Europe, Byzantium and Turkey, Central and South America, and India and Tibet, among other regions and countries, spanning fully 7,000 years. "
" List of contributors
1 The Middle East: 5000-2000 BC
2 The Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean and North of the Alps: 2000-1400 BC
3 Egypt: 1500-900 BC
4 Europe and Western Asia: 1400-600 BC
5 Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Persian Lands: 850-325 BC
6 China, Celtic Europe, Mexico and Peru: 600 BC- AD 600
7 The Mediterranean, Parthia, India, Egypt, Roman Britain and Byzantium: 325 BC - AD 600
8 Europe, China, Korea and Japan: AD 300-1000
9 Mayan Central America: AD 600-1000
10 Central and South America: AD 500-1500
11 Europe, Islam, China, Korea and Java: AD 1000-1500
12 Europe: AD 1500-1700
13 China, India, Tibet and Mongolia: AD 1500-1850
14 West Africa: AD 1500-1800
15 Europe: AD 1700-1950
17 Cameos in Jewellery
18 Functional Finger-rings
This book is in very nice good condition with a few dents on the cover.
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