The Art of Bedouin Jewellery - Heather Colyer RossArabesque, 1981, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges, 1cm nick at head of spine. Text bright and tight.
Sets out, clearly and concisely, the astonishing variety of ornaments created both as adornment and negotiable assets. Beginning with a study of the historical background Heather Colver Ross goes on to discuss the diversity of influences on this art form, ranging from Vikings in the north to the Chinese in the Far East, from the Etruscans of long ago to present-day Asia. The life and traditions of the Bedouin are examined in depth building up a fascinating picture which provokes Bedouin jewellery with its context.
Size: 12¼" x 10¼"
Number of Pages: 132
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