First  cover of 'ASIAN JEWELLERY.'

ASIAN JEWELLERY.

ETHNIC RINGS, BRACELETS, NECKLACES, EARRINGS, BELTS, HEAD ORNAMENTS FROM THE GHYSELS COLLECTION.

Geoffroy-Schneiter, Berenice.

312 pp.; 261 colour illus., maps, biblio.. Milan, 2011. Hbk.

book nr. 11718                 € 50,00

A comprehensive picture of jewellery beginning with prehistory and continuing into the 20th century with the works of contemporary designers. Ivory, beads, leather, shells, enamel work, precious metals, and stones, alone or in combination, are all illustr