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"A History of Jewellery 1100-1870"
by Joan Evans
Dover Publications, Inc., 1989
$19.95 (less 20% disc.)*
Table of Contents
Preface to Second Edition
I.The Early Middle Ages
II. The Gothic Period
III. The Later Middle Ages
IV. The Early Renaissance
V. The Later Renaissance
VI. The Seventeenth Century
VII. The Eighteenth Century
SYNOPSIS:Learn about the history of jewelry as it parallels the history of mankind. Jewelry has long been used to protect against harm, for ceremonial occasions, or to symbolize wealth. Here is a chronicle of the jewels themselves, their relation to costume and fashion, and their reflection of changing social values. Over 400 photographs and illustrations complete the narrative.
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