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Traditional Jewelry Of India

Author : Oppi Untracht
ISBN : 050028749X
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Looks at the history, technical developments, and aesthetic tradition of Indian jewelry.


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ISBN : 8190133004
Genre : Jewelry
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Magnificent Designs, Extraordinary Craftsmanship, Intricate Traditional Workmanship Characterize Indian Jewellery. This Unique Book Gehna Is A Treasure, A Connoisseur`S Delight In The Sense That It Beautifully Presents The Jewellery Patronized By The Common Indian Masses. This Collection And Compilation Of A Wide Range Of Antique Designs Is The Result Of Late Sri Dalpat Bhai Zaveri`S Families Dedication To Creativity And Quality Of Craftmanship Par Excellence.

Traditional Indian Jewellery

Author : Bernadette Van Gelder
ISBN : 1851498532
Genre : India
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Since time immemorial, India has lured those in quest of spices, gold and precious gems. Spanning 5,000 years of this glorious legacy, 'Indian Jewellery: the Golden Smile of India', takes an ethnographic approach to the subject, weaving factual information and sumptuous images with the fascinating stories of ancient travellers to India.

Costume Textiles And Jewellery Of India

Author : Vandana Bhandari
ISBN : STANFORD:36105127423866
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Costumes, Textiles & Jewellery of India explores the beautiful and sophisticated language of traditional Indian Costume, in this detailed study of the complex role played by clothing and ornamentation in Indian society. It focuses on the state of Rajasthan, one of India's most celebrated and historically rich regions. Compiled over more than fifteen years of research, this fascinating volume explores how Indian costume reflects the wearer's marital status, occupation, seasonal changes and religious commitment, serving as an essential symbol of their identity and ancestry. Sumptuously illustrated with dozens of full-color photographs, this is an essential book for all those interested in Indian style as well as those reflecting on the cultural, social, historic and technical aspects of textiles, costumes and ornamentation.

The Grace Of Four Moons

Author : Pravina Shukla
ISBN : 9780253021212
Genre : History
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Because clothing, food, and shelter are basic human needs, they provide excellent entries to cultural values and individual aesthetics. Everyone gets dressed every day, but body art has not received the attention it deserves as the most common and universal of material expressions of culture. The Grace of Four Moons aims to document the clothing decisions made by ordinary people in their everyday lives. Based on fieldwork conducted primarily in the city of Banaras, India, Pravina Shukla conceptualizes and realizes a total model for the study of body art—understood as all aesthetic modifications and supplementations to the body. Shukla urges the study of the entire process of body art, from the assembly of raw materials and the manufacture of objects, through their sale and the interactions between merchants and consumers, to the consumer's use of objects in creating personal decoration.

Nationale Wettbewerbsvorteile

Author : Michael E. Porter
ISBN : OCLC:49839130
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Author : Elias Lönnrot
ISBN : 9783990271315
Genre : Fiction
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Das Meer, die Erde, die Sterne, die Liebe und der Tod: Eine große Verserzählung über die Erschaffung der Welt. Von der Erschaffung der Erde und der Gestirne erzählt dieses Epos, von der Kultivierung des Bodens und dem launischen Meer, vor allem aber von den Begegnungen mit dem schemenhaften Land im Norden, um dessen Tochter die Herren Wäinämöinen, Lemminkäinen und Ilmarinen gleichermaßen werben. Doch auf die Freier warten gefährliche Aufgaben. Kalewala, das Land des Urvaters Kalewa, ist Schauplatz dieses groß angelegten Freskos der mythenumsponnenen Frühzeit Finnlands. Auf zahlreichen Fußreisen hatte Elias Lönnrot - im Geist des spätromantischen 19. Jahrhunderts - Tausende von Versen mündlich überlieferter Lieder gesammelt, Lieder epischen, lyrischen und beschwörenden Inhalts, die er in der Folge zu einem teils heldisch-kriegerischen, teils zauberhaft-magischen Epos verband. Viele namhafte Übersetzer haben sich am »Kalewala« versucht, doch erst Gisbert Jänickes Arbeit ist es, die den höchsten Ansprüchen genügt: Sie ist vollständig, beruht in allen Details auf dem Original, berücksichtigt auch die neuesten Forschungsergebnisse und besticht durch ihre geschmeidig fließende Eleganz.

Die Essays Von Warren Buffett

Author : Warren Buffett
ISBN : 389879086X
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Encyclopedia Of Asian American Folklore And Folklife

Author : Jonathan H. X. Lee
ISBN : 9780313350665
Genre : Social Science
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This comprehensive compilation of entries documents the origins, transmissions, and transformations of Asian American folklore and folklife. * More than 600 entries * Contributions from more than 170 expert contributors * Introductory essays covering disciplinary theories and methods in the study of folklore and folklife * An appendix of Asian American folktales

Colonial Self Fashioning In British India C 1785 1845

Author : Prasannajit De Silva
ISBN : 9781527514287
Genre : Art
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A stereotypical view of the nineteenth-century British in India, which might be characterised as one of deliberate isolation and segregation from their surroundings, has recently been complemented by one evoking a high degree of integration and closer co-existence in the eighteenth century. Focusing on a period which straddles this apparent shift, this book explores a variety of ways in which British residents in India represented their lives through visual material, and reveals a more nuanced position. Consideration of these images, which have often been overlooked in the scholarly literature, opens up questions of identity facing the British population in India at this time and facing colonial societies more generally, and issues about the role of visual culture in negotiating them. It also underlines the fragile and contested nature of identity: the colonists’ self-fashioning encompassed not only expressions of difference from their Indian setting, but also what distinguished them from their compatriots back in Britain, as well as engaging with metropolitan attitudes towards, and prejudices about, them.

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