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Scottish Jewellery free pdf This is a spectacular monograph celebrating the history of jewellery in Scotland through 360 outstanding examples from the renowned Ghysels Collection. Through the centuries, the distinctive character of Scottish jewellery has enchanted collectors from around the world. In the mid-19th century, demand for the Highland specialties was so high that the supply from local craftsmen had to be supplemented by versions made in England in the same materials and patterns. In this beautifully illustrated volume, leading jewellery historian Diana Scarisbrick presents treasures from the renowned Ghysels Collection. Examples of this title include brooches, kilt pins, bracelets, earrings, tie pins, buttons, and belt buckles, many made by renowned designers such as Rettie

About Diana Scarisbrick

Diana Scarisbrick who is a historian specializing in jewellery and cameos has published many books and articles of which the most recent are Rings: Jewellery of Power, Love and Loyalty (London 2007) and A Heart of Gold: Jewels of Sentiment (Paris 2008). She has been the curator of exhibitions in France, the U.S. and in Japan where her The Art of Gem Engraving: From Alexander the Great to Napoleon III was shown in 2008. Her interest in the Scottish tradition which began when she collaborated on the exhibition The Art of Jewellery in Scotland held at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh in 1991 has continued ever since.

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Author : Diana Scarisbrick
Publisher : Five Continents Editions
Data Published : 01 September 2009
ISBN : 8874395248
EAN : 9788874395248
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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