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Indian Jewellery: Dance of the Peacock

Book  /  Geographics
Published: 01.01.2008
Indian Jewellery: Dance of the Peacock.
Krishnan Usha R.Bala
Kumar Meera Sushil
Edited by:
India Book House
Edited at:
Mumbai
Edited on:
2001
Technical data:
336 pages, hardcover, colour images, text in English, 32 x 23 cm
ISBN / ISSN:
817508314X
Price: 
from $ 57.90
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India, the 'Golden Country', has since time immemorial, lured those in quest of spices, gold and precious gems.The book pays homage to the aesthetics of the patron and the virtuosity of the craftsman. Above all, Dance of the Peacock celebrates the human impulse to adorn.
Providing a spectacular visual panorama are the over 500 colour plates, each item of jewellery meticulously photographed to set off its every technical and aesthetic nuance.

Photography: Bharath Ramamrutham
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