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A Jewelled Splendour: The Tradition Of Indian Jewellery (Rupa Publications)

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For centuries the fabled wealth of India, its gold and gems, brought to the land both merchants and invaders, establishing a tradition of legendary riches that has spanned five thousand years. A Jewelled Splendour provides a brief historical overview of India’s jewels, describing not only courtly jewellery, but those worn by rural and tribal people as well.Lavishly illustrated with colour photographs, including museum pieces, this book encapsulates one of India’s greatest achievements.

Asha Rani Mathur
Rupa Publications India
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For centuries the fabled wealth of India, its gold and gems, brought to the land both merchants and invaders, establishing a tradition of legendary riches that has spanned five thousand years. A Jewelled Splendour provides a brief historical overview of India’s jewels, describing not only courtly jewellery, but those worn by rural and tribal people as well.

Lavishly illustrated with colour photographs, including museum pieces, this book encapsulates one of India’s greatest achievements.

India’s cultural expression is varied in style as well as form; a kaleidoscope formed by the sheer size of the country, its myriad religions, races, beliefs, customs and histories. This series is a tribute to the tradition and continuity of India’s culture, as well as its constant evolution.

About the Author
Asha Rani Mathur
 is a freelance writer and editor. She has worked on inflight magazines, edited and produced books on aspects of Indian life and culture, as well as art catalogues. She has written on subjects as diverse as restaurant food, travel and ancient India, and scripted documentaries for television. She is also the author of Woven Wonder, a book on the tradition of Indian textiles, which is also part of this series.

Additional Information

HSN Code 4901
Author Asha Rani Mathur
Language English
Subject : College Books Jewellery Designing
Binding Paperback
Publisher Rupa Publications India
SKU CLBKRUPA9744
Bar Code 9788171679744

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